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Girl Rising

Synopsis
This film follows nine girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education. the girls face arranged marriages, child slavery and other injustices.
Language
English (United States)
Country
United States
Year of production
2014
Subjects
Development studies; Education; Women’s studies
Keywords
child abuse; developing countries; feminism; girls’ education; marriage

Credits

Director
Richard Robbins

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1 NTSC
Price
£13.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
103 minutes
Year
2019

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Related

Name

CNN Films

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