It's A Girl

It's A Girl

DVD - 2012
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"In India and China, where sons are valued and daughters are burdens, millions of babies are killed, abandoned or selectively aborted, simply because they are girls. The result of longstanding traditions and governmental policies, this devaluation of females has led to rampant violence against women and a growing female "gendercide." The film tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son. Global experts and grassroots activists put the stories in context and advocate different paths towards change, while collectively lamenting the lack of any truly effective action against this injustice."--Container.
Publisher: [United States] : Shadowline Films, 2012
Edition: Educational version
Characteristics: 1 videorecording (ca. 63 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD) + 1 guide

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