Afghanistan: Afghan Women

Afghanistan: Afghan Women

Streaming Video - 2014
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The words of the women and the rhythm of their lives in the seclusion of family compounds suggests both the satisfying and the limiting aspects of a woman's role in a rural Afghan community. Filmed in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asian peoples. The town of Aq Kupruk is approximately 320 miles northwest of Kabul.The theme of the film focuses on women. The film and accompaning instructor notes examine the economic, political, religious, and educational status of women, their legal and customary rights, and the degree of change in their actual and perceived roles.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 streaming online resource (1 video file, approximately 17 min.) :,digital, .flv file, sound.
video file, MPEG-4, Flash


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