"I'm a bit of a bleeding-heart liberal and I see few situations like these where I don't feel sorry for people.
"You can never condone what they have done, but it doesn't stop me feeling sorry for them. And it's the fact they are women and, in the most case, mothers.
"Women are the glue that holds families and communities together. You look around and think, 'What has happened to all the families of these people, how will their children grow up?', and you imagine that it doesn't always have a happy ending."