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Kelinka: A Guide To Be A Rightful Wife Anastasiia Lysogorova, American University of Central Asia

In kyrgyz culture “kelinka” (kyrg.) is a young wife who is obligated to show respect to her husband and his parents by doing housework, cooking and raising children. The following film is intended to critique those women who are forced to be in such circumstances. The characters were inspired by

In Search Of Rekha Hasda Hasanul Hoq , Abu Owazed Sah Showmik, Jagannath University,Dhaka,Bangladesh.

‘Rekha Hasda’-a dedicated tribal woman land fighter fighting against the land broakers,from Dinajpur-northern part of Bangladesh.This tribal woman has helped Guerilla freedom fighters a lot during the 1971’s freedom fighting.It was the starting of her war against the land sharks.Still now she

TUMAINI, The hope ISHARA MUSIMWA Gentil, NADEGE CIBOGO Felista, Université Catholique de Bukavu and Université Officielle de Bukavu

This film titled ‘‘Tumaini’’ (Hope in Swahili) is about the situation of women and girls in the rural areas in the Eastern part of the DRCongo. In this region, girls’ right to education is not considered at the same level as boys rights. So due to the extreme poverty of the population of t

Bold, Brave Amina Queen, Abdulsalam, University of Calabar, Calabar.

The short film tells a story of a girl who has struggled with education. She has completed her senior secondary school education and wants to further, but then she is not given the opportunity to study what she wants because according to her father, "she is a girl".Through consistency and cry for he

The power of a punch Florence atieno, Cynthia Coredo, Kenyatta Univeristy

The video show the daily lives of young women and their struggles living in unsafe communities. They all are doing boxing using it as tool for self defense and also sensitizing the community on issues of gender based violence.

A Heist of One's Own Pubali (Priya) Ghosh, Savannah College of Art and Design

The world’s last oil tycoon has died. Frank’s seven seize the opportunity to take his widow for all she’s worth. Sally, Mandy, and Jane, notice a disturbing trend within the male dominated group and decide to take a stand.

isolation amll ashraf, BA in drama, Ain Shams University, Egypt

The film brings us inside a psychic girl who suffers from social isolation and how to deal with society and how society deals with her

Kyrgyz Space school - The first Kyrgyz satellite built by Girls Kamila Almaz, Tokmok "Umut" high school

Kyrgyz Space Program is creating the first Kyrgyz satellite built by girls. This way they want to prove to the whole world that girls can create anything they want. This might sound obvious to you, but unfortunately there are still too many people who don't believe this. BBC 100 Women has annou

Stand-Up Man Kellen Vu, Arizona School for the Arts

I wrote this song to encourage men to support the movement of women's empowerment, especially regarding girls' education. I hope it will inspire people to put their differences aside and stand together for women's rights.

Change the world by promoting girls in STEM Lilia Becker, Shipley School

My story of why I found the need to get more girls involved with STEM education along with my interviews with female role models who are paving the way for a younger generation of women.