womens rights


Marie Assad

An Egyptian activist fighting against female genital mutilation Marie Assad (1922—2018) was an Egyptian woman who fought for women’s rights against oppression by combatting the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM). It was at university when she first started doing …


The Woman-Everything

Happy International Women’s Day, dear girls! On March 8, we celebrate the international recognition of women’s social, economic and political achievements. Here are some interesting facts about why and how we celebrate Women’s Day today: International Women’s Day was first …


Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker is an American drama web television limited series, based on the biography On Her Own Ground by A’Lelia Bundles. A period tale set in four parts, Self Made is …


Life Above All

Just after the death of her newly-born sister, Chanda, 12 years old, learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the …


Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures tells the story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – three brilliant African-American women working at NASA in 1961, so the unit was segregated by race and sex.Following the success of Soviet Union’s launch of …



After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions. Imbd link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5278928/?ref_=kw_li_tt



A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her Jean Seberg haircut and tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and …



This is an adult animated film which follows the story of a young girl, Marjane, as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian/Islamic Revolution. When Islamic Fundamentalists “win” the elections with 99.99% of the vote and start …


North Country (2005)

Josey Aimes’s return to her native Minnesota after her failed marriage transforms her whole life. The single mother of two urgently needs a job, which she finds in the iron mines that have sustained the life in her hometown for …