Marchenko started the “Mother’s Right” Foundation in 1990 to bring attention to the problem of hazing in the Soviet military. The organization helps families of soldiers who die in peacetime, and works against corruption.  Many of the deaths are called suicides, so the families have trouble getting money after the death. 
The organization now helps 5000 people a year. They helped a total of 80,000 people. 
Mother's Right Foundation (English)
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