I Am A Girl

I Am A Girl

Streaming Video - 2013
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There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl means you are more likely to be subjected to violence, disease, poverty and disadvantage than any other group on Earth. In I AM A GIRL, we meet 14-year-old Kimsey from Cambodia, forced to sell her virginity at 12; Aziza from Afghanistan, who will be shot if she goes to school; Breani, a teen living in a ghetto of NYC and dreaming of stardom; Katie from Australia, who is recovering from a suicide attempt; Habiba from Cameroon, betrothed to a man 20 years her senior; and Manu from Papua New Guinea, about to become a mother at 14 following her first sexual encounter. As they come of age in the way their culture dictates, we see remarkable heart-warming stories of resilience, bravery and humor.
Publisher: Women Make Movies, 2013
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (88 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file,MPEG-4,Flash
Call Number: eVideo

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