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A Woman's Place - Short Stories Series
A Healthy Start

The debate over women's health care in South Africa.

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11 minutes
Directed by Sandra Herrington
Produced by Tekweni Productions with TVE



In South Africa, still struggling with the legacy of apartheid, there were worries that women's health issues would be overlooked. So a group of women in Johannesburg formed the Women's Health Project to ensure that their needs and experience were included in the decision-making process. Their work is now being used by the World Health Organization as a model for other developing countries.

Other titles in the series are:

Teach a Woman How to Fish and... - Sea farming empowers women in Fiji.

Dry Days In Dobbagunta - Literacy program spurs anti-liquor campaign in rural India and empowers women.

The Alarm Rings Softly - Caribbean women use drama and reggae to fight domestic violence.

The Amahs of Hong Kong - Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.

Footprints of Sorrow - Guatemalan war widows fighting for human rights.



Grade Level: 7-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1996     Copyright Date: 1995
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-872-4     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-668-2




Reviews
"Express(es)...women's desire for independence, self-sufficiency and the important role of having a voice in the process of decision-making...fast paced, yet informative.. geared toward the advanced high school student and above...has a place in all video collections in the areas of Women's Studies, History, Sociology and Anthropology. Highly Recommended."
Belinda L. Robinson-Jones, MC Journal



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A Healthy Start


"Fast paced, yet informative...Highly Recommended." Belinda L. Robinson-Jones, MC Journal

Links
www.tve.org (The producer's web site)


Subjects
African Studies
Anthropology
Developing World
Health
Humanities
International Studies
Reproductive Rights
South Africa
Women's Studies


Related Titles

The Tribal Mind

World of Difference
Women and human rights around the world.

Land of Widows
Population and health problems in post civil war Cambodia.

Where Truth Lies
A dramatic case before the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.


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