SHAKTI, THE POWER OF WOMEN

A widespread women’s movement is changing the image of 21st-century India. Discriminated against from birth, and even before they are born, Indian women are beginning to reclaim their place in this society. Stories such as that of Savita, a nine-year-old ...[...]

A widespread women’s movement is changing the image of 21st-century India. Discriminated against from birth, and even before they are born, Indian women are beginning to reclaim their place in this society. Stories such as that of Savita, a nine-year-old girl who is forced to marry, may seem to come straight from the Middle Ages, but they are everyday occurrences in India. Women’s unions, micro-credit systems and private struggles to ensure that the untouchables will be considered people are more active than ever.

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Genre: Social & Culture
Running time: 1x60' minutos
Country: Spain
Format: 16:9

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