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Villa Vida: Una familia incondicional | Villa Vida: An Unconditional Family Catalina Rincón, Rafaella Mufarech, Nathalie Valeriano, Karina Vestergaard, Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Villa Vida is a group of high school students from Colegio Roosevelt in Lima, Peru that came together to help a center for teenage mothers in Villa Maria del Triunfo, a poor district near Lima. We help raise donations to fund different activities like teaching them how to make bread, empanadas, and

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

Life begins when violence ends Bernardo Appel, Marista Pio XII

A short documentary to get people's attention over important themes such as violence against women and gender unequality.

She matters suhayl Omar, Riara university

In Kenya, many rape victims have suffered embarrassment and fall under pressure and societal stigma to not share their stories. However, a current group of survivors are breaking these stereotypes and using their stories to pioneer change and reform. In these short documentary titled, 'She matters'

This is not consent Gemma Bovenizer, University College Dublin

In the wake of a recent trial in Dublin concerning consent and clothing, as well as countless other stories heard on a daily basis, this short film attempts to show people that no matter what piece of clothing you are wearing, how much or how little, that it does not equal consent. It aims to show h

Violence and abuse of women in Indonesia Alif Angga Putra Prianto, Zaki Mubarok, Rifqi Arif Muhtarom, Nada Faris Manar, M. Jihad Falah, Tiffani, Multimedia Nusantara University

Violence and sexual abuse have become one of the many cases that have occurred in Indonesia. Cases of violence and sexual abuse are often and very easy for women. Starting from verbal and non-verbal abuse and violence to the occurrence of violence and physical abuse. However, victims who have experi

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 Woman in America - a conversation Diaya Fuller, Duke Ellington School of the Arts

A short film surrounding the ideas of a patriarchal society and a conversation about the impact that it has on women, as well as how they overcome that.

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

M for Mother Sakina , Medical Institute of Nasir Khisraw

The cruel husband wants to take his wife to a party but his wife does not want to go because she is sick and her eye is bruise, even the husband does not let her to wear her favorite dress and he hates to walk shoulder by shoulder of his wife. Their daughter sees that the mom does not want to go and