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Reference : V-F-CR-F-00685(BIS)
Date : 03/2004
Title : Les femmes face à la guerre = Women facing war = Las mujeres antes la guerra
Duration : 00:37:26
Director : ASHTON, Laura
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : reserved users only
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : Urban films for ICRC
ICRC producer :
BENJAMIN, Ilona; MAXWELL-SCOTT, Joanna
Cameraman : ASHTON, Laura
Description : Eleven women tell how war has affected their lives.
-Mariatu copes with disability: the result of a physical attack on her during war.
-Shihnaz lives with the daily fear of threats to her personal safety.
-Sarah, a survivor of sexual violence, recounts her story.
-Amanda, detained for her role in armed conflict, talks of her daily life.
-Qualam, forced from her home by drought and conflict, describes what it is like to be displaced.
-Dzidza is searching for her husband and sons, still missing long after the war is over.
-Olja describes her grief on learning finally of her missing husband's death.
-Efrat and her family anxiously await news of her missing brother, a soldier captured in the hostilities.
-Mah Bibi at 10 years old is destitute and begs for food to support herself and her younger brothers.
-Zakiya supports herself and her seven children in the absence of her detained husband.
-Nasrin, a widow and mother, explains how medical care has helped her regain mobility after a mine accident.
Original language : English
Other language : French; Arabic; Spanish; Russian; Japanese
French title : Les femmes face à la guerre
English title : Women facing war
Spanish title : Las mujeres ante la guerra
Colour/B&W : colour
Original material/format : Digital Betacam
Best material/format available : Digital Betacam

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