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Not the Numbers Game Series
Fighting Back
Bosnia

Women in Bosnia are rebuilding war-torn lives.

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9 minutes
Directed by Nadja Mehmedbasic
Produced by Emily Marlow and Jenny Richards for Television Trust for the Environment



"When both my sons were killed during the bombing," recalls Halida, "I had to learn how to start my life over again."

The civil war in Bosnia was characterized by genocide and extraordinary cruelty - with women's rights violated on all sides. This film tells the inspiring story of three women who have rebuilt their lives. Bulka took in two orphaned girls; Maja has given her severely wounded husband the will to live; and Halida founded a network of bereaved mothers.

Other titles in the series are:

Mothers of Malappuram - Literacy and access to health services slow population growth in India.

Land of Widows - A midwife in post civil war Cambodia helps other poor women with health services.

On the Way - A new sex education project in Peru combats teenage pregnancy.

The Cutting Edge - A Ugandan project attempts to change attitudes about female genital mutilation.

Invisible Garments, Expensive Soles - Nike and other multinationals are moving production to developing countries like Indonesia.



Grade Level: 10-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1997     Copyright Date: 1996
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-858-9     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-711-5





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VHS $59
RENT
DVD $35
VHS $35

Fighting Back


"Very powerful and very moving." Dr. June Goodfield, International Health and Biomedicine

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


Subjects
Anthropology
Balkans
Bosnia
Conflict Resolution
Europe
European Studies
Human Rights
Humanities
Reproductive Rights
Russian/Slavic Studies
Social Psychology
War and Peace
Women's Studies


Related Titles

Not The Numbers Game (BBC Version)
The role of women in solving development and population problems worldwide.

From Chechnya to Chernobyl
Fleeing the war in Chechnya, refugees have settled near Chernobyl.

At the End of a Gun
The devastating effect that the civil war in Sri Lanka is having on women.

Rising Above
Vietnamese women build on experiences of war.

Footprints of Sorrow
Guatemalan war widows fighting for human rights.

Girls from Chaka Street
The break-up of the Soviet Union leaves some women with few options but prostitution.

Razvan Marcu in Romania
After Ceausescu, Razvan Marcu now fights for a clean environment.

Going Home
10-year old soldier escapes rebel forces in Sierra Leone.


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