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Education shero Necta Richard, Jangwani sec school

This film showcases a hero who founded outpeak project which does fundraising for needy yet smart girls in disadvantaged schools. She started impacting in 2015 when she was a juniour in school her passion for girl empowerment through education has changed a lot of lives.

girl ungirdled rasha mahmoud mohamed, masscommunication cairo university

The film revolves around four different girls in thinking, scientific study, orientation, belonging, and social life, but they have one event: the practice of racism towards society. This racist approach differs from each other. The film lives with the four girls in Egyptian society, in various asp

Aya's Home Aidan Ellis, St. Stephen's Episcopal School

Every year, thousands of people flee their home countries and are labeled as refugees. Refugee children are five times more likely to be out of school than their non-refugee peers; and, for every ten refugee boys in a classroom, there are less than eight girls. When two high-schoolers who spend thei

This is Me Brianna Sumpter, Hetrick-Martin Institute

This documentary tracks my journey with type 2 diabetes over the course of a few years, and how I got myself off of insulin through adopting a plant-based diet. It is meant to raise awareness about what coping with diabetes looks like and to encourage people to take control of their diet and their h

Seeking Education for the Nigerian Girl child Hafsat Abdullahi, Government Junior Secondary School, Asokoro, Abuja

Joyce Bala is from a very poor family. Her parents told her she will not be able to proceed with her education into senior secondary school due to the fact that they cannot afford her fees. She is heartbroken as this is a setback in her dream of becoming a nurse so she can help people. She is also a

Lucía Gerardo Torres Hernández, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Lucia is a girl from a town far from the city, with great expectations about her life in an indifferent world, everything seems perfect beside the love of her life ..

Because it's Right Savannah Houdeshell, Ledyard High School

Because It's Right is a short piece that briefly outlines some of the challenges faced by women and girls trying to obtain an education. Then, with some interview clips, the video discusses the importance of education and the ability to read.

Introducing STEM To Women LAO SUNENG, limkokwing cambodia

Girl Impacts: Girls in STEM Educational reformation has proceeded slowly despite the many calls to improve science and mathematics for our students. The acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) has been adopted by many programs as a significant focus for renewed global compe

Pangamu (The one who begs) Augustus Nicko T. Bas, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology

A day in a life of a street beggar. In the Philippines, they are called "badjaos". They are known for their music and dance. But most of the Filipinos found them as disgusting and a nuisance in the street. A story that tells more about how a street beggar lives, the things they encounter as they wal

As Girl/ As Women Gillian Ryan Dittmer, Rider University

As girls grow up, they are introduced to the world's unrealistic beauty standards and expectations of women. As girls, they don't doubt themselves, and they look optimistically to the future. As women, these perspectives take a turn. This film explores the causes and solutions for this phenomenon.