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Kill or Cure?, The Real Lady Killer
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directed by Beth Jones; produced by Beth Jones, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 23 mins
In the developing world it’s the leading cause of female cancer deaths: it’s cervical cancer and it kills more than half a million women every year, most in poor countries. New low-tech screening programmes have begun to reduce cancer deaths but campaigners like Sarah Nyombi, a politician in Uganda, wants to s...
directed by Beth Jones; produced by Beth Jones, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 23 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Relative Values
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in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
In many parts of Malawi girls have a very low social status. In the more traditional communities, such as amongst the Yao people, young girls and boys go through initiation rites as they move into adulthood. In some cases girls are forced to have sex with older men as part of this, and often girls as young as 11 a...
in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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When Women are in Charge
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(London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 51 mins
What would have happened if Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters? Would the American investment company have gone under in the same way? If women had been in charge, would they have made the same mistakes? There is obviously no answer to this question, but the irony underlying it is present in the minds of some...
(London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 51 mins
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Women of the Uprising
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(SW Pictures), 26 mins
We gave them cameras to film themselves. Making this documentary in Syria would have otherwise been impossible. Too dangerous! We asked them to tell their stories of revolution and war. They did, sometimes at great risk to themselves and their families. This documentary made for the BBC provides a unique insight i...
(SW Pictures), 26 mins
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Survivor's Guide, A Sporting Chance
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directed by Ben Summers, fl. 2007; produced by Ben Summers, fl. 2007 and Dick Bower, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
There are an estimated 170,000 Somalis living in the Dabaab refugee camp in northeast Kenya. Life in the camp is tough but one new – and surprising – initiative is starting to make quite an impact. Sport in the camp is important. It keeps the youngsters healthy and occupied amid the monotony. But very few girl...
directed by Ben Summers, fl. 2007; produced by Ben Summers, fl. 2007 and Dick Bower, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7, Educating Girls
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directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins

Across Africa, millions of girls are denied a decent education. CAMFED aims to change that and break the cycle of poverty by paying for books, fees, even school uniforms.

Alvin Hall, a business and financial expert who was saved from a life of poverty in the USA by educational scholarships, wants to help the CAMFE...

directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Sharmila's Journey
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directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
Although there is a huge and growing appetite for greater education in India, girls are still getting a raw deal. In the state of Bihar, for example, a large proportion of girls simply don't bother with school and are often married off to older men, often suffering violence and abuse as a result. The Mahila Samakh...
directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
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