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Women's Rights

New Directions

"New Directions is award-winning documentarian Joanne Burke's series about women's empowerment in developing countries.

Macho

"In 1998, Managua, Nicaragua became host to one of the most publicized and controversial cases of sexual abuse to hit modern day Latin America. At the epicenter of the scandal stood none other than Nicaraguan Sandinista leader and ex-President Daniel Ortega. Revered as a revolutionary hero and symbol of military strength, Ortega was accused on multiple charges of rape and battery by his stepdaughter, Soilamerica Narvaez.

Iraq: The Women's Stories

"The invasion of Iraq heralded promises of freedom from tyranny and equal rights for the women of Iraq. But three years on, the reality of everyday life for women inside Iraq is a different story.

"To make this film, two Iraqi women risk their lives to spend three months traveling all over the country with a camera to record the lives and experiences of women they meet."

If Extraordinary Had a Face: Women in the Security Sector in South Africa

"The Security Sector Governance Program has produced a documentary on the gendered transformation of the security sector in South Africa. It provides this overview through tracking the journeys of three women who have been instrumental in bringing about change within the security sector, namely, Major General Ntsiki Motumi- Chief Director: Transformation Management at the SANDF, Hon.

Hanan Ashrawi: A Woman of Her Time

"Profiles Hanan Ashrawi, former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization during the Middle East peace talks with Israel, but who later turned down a position in the new government in favor of continuing her efforts on behalf of peace and human rights.

God Sleeps in Rwanda

Gabriela

Full Cover Girl: How Fundamentalism and Democracy are Eroding Women's Rights in Iraq

Daughters of Afghanistan

Cut From Different Cloth: Burqas and Beliefs

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