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GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

The Life Within Mahnoor Omer, HeadStart

This short documentary “The Life Within” is on maternal health and mortality in Pakistan. It highlights the health problems currently being faced by the women living in slums, the reasons behind their problems and the solutions. Sadly to say the maternal mortality in Pakistan is amongst the high

Educating Women and Girls Esther Boamah, Montgomery College

This film helps to raise awareness on the importance of educating women and young girls in society. It also suggests steps that could be taken in order to fix the education-gap that is seen in a lot of societies.

Harvesting Hope Sarah Jahaan Khan, Headstart School

The World Health Organization (1992) reported that roughly 3 million pesticide poisonings occurred annually, and women suffered disproportionately. In many countries cotton picking is done exclusively by women, and my film highlights the health implications of chemical pesticides on them, and its un

Invisible Impacts Anett Kiss, Deák Ferenc Bilingual High School

A short documentary about the lives and health prospects of Central and Eastern-European women. Aiming to emphasize the damaging effects of hormones found in tap water and the severe impacts of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on birth results, human fertitlity and genetical deviations. Both issues ge

Burden or Boon: Live of Burmese Migrant People Eaint Thae Phyu Kyaw, James, Thein Zaw, Theingi Win, Minmahaw School

Life of the Burmese migrants in Thailand have been very miserable and challenging, especially for women and children living in the camps. The quality of life and social determinants of the basic rights including education and healthcare have been compromised of these refugee women and children in Ma

Teen Preganancy- Animation Brianna Criddle, University of Washington

This video examines how hard it is for a teen to be a mother and the responsibilities of dealing with it while having to balance school life all combine into an animated sequence. This video gives you an idea of how difficult it is being a teen mother while stating how it's not worth it and to thin

More Than Here Gabriella Cisneros, Mishicot High School

A short animation that illustrates how females are ostracized in societies throughout the world. It suggests what women could do if they were given the chance. It ends with websites that allow the viewer to help the oppressed gender rise in the world with one simple gift: education.

Little Woman Hanalie Albiso, UP Diliman

Little Woman is the story of Sheila, a 14-year-old girl forced to grow up and leave her childhood dreams because of the circumstances brought about by her early pregnancy.

Giving Women their lives Back Adeiyewunmi Osinubi, Yoonyoung Choi , Groton School

In November 2011, my friend and I started the Iris Fistula Project (IFP). IFP is a non-profit organization that helps women who have suffered from obstetric fistula — a birth injury that plagues women around the world. In August 2012, I traveled to Mekelle, Ethiopia to volunteer at Healing Hands o

A Chance Sarah Gale, Pine Crest School

Maria, a 19-year-old girl living in the slums of Cartagena, Colombia, bares her heart and soul for us as she shares her past of abuse, addiction, assault, and her story of survival and triumph. If this harsh reality is changed, girls like Maria can reach their full potential and change their future