Crime Fighters: It Takes a Village

DEUTSCHE WELLE - CRIME FIGHTERS  |  Series , ±9 min episodes total time 1 hr 39 min  | 
When the girls' mother dies, they try to live alone without telling anyone. While trying to keep up appearances, Jane and Hope get into even more trouble. Their friends, the street kids Sara and Leroy, try to help them, but eventually their secret is revealed: the girl’s father turns up. He had been violent towards his family which is why they fled. Will the sisters finally get the support they need to protect their rights? This story was written by Carla Fernandes (Angola/Portugal

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#1 Being Sorry Is Not Enough

The teenage sisters Hope and Jane seem to be living an ordinary life in a small African town with their mother. But they have a secret which is weighing heavily on them.
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#2 A New Home

After the sisters Jane and Hope fled their violent father with their mother Carol, they have started a new life elsewhere. They are safe now, but still have to deal with some new problems.
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#3 Haunted by Bad Memories

Jane’s and Hope’s father Lucas is trying to find out where his family fled to. One evening, when Jane, Hope and Carol are having dinner, a drunkard shows up in front of their house. Is it Lucas?
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#4 Joining Forces

The teenage sisters Hope and Jane seem to be living an ordinary life in a small African town with their mother. But they have a secret which is weighing heavily on them.
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#5 The Secret

Jane and Hope are very excited when Mary brings them a letter from their mother. But they soon find out that it doesn’t contain good news.
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#6 The Whistleblower

Aisha reveals Jane's and Hope’s secret, pretending she wants to help. But she leaves out an important detail...
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#7 The Big Surprise

After Aisha revealed the sisters’ secret to Principal Denis, he pulls all the stops to find the girls’ father – and is successful. What will Jane and Hope do when confronted with their dad they were actually hiding from?
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#8 The Tide Is Turning

After their father moved in with them against their will, Jane and Hope ran away and are now sleeping rough with their friends, the street kids Leroy and Sara. Will the sisters find a solution to get off the streets?
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#9 Police Matter

Jane and Hope finally opened up to Mary about their miserable situation. Mary, on her part, is determined to help them and does not only have a good idea how to go for it, but also some important proof.
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#10 Stand Up For Your Rights

Against all odds, Jane finally holds her workshop on children's rights. In her private life, there also seems to be a happy end on the horizon. Join her and her friends for the grand finale!

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