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A woman's place / directed by Maria Nicolo ... [et al.]. ; produced by A Woman's Place Project.

Contributor(s): Nicolo, Maria [director.] | Yonova, Eli [camera.] | Mermelstein, Dena [editor.] | Merchant, Jabeen [editor.] | Naik, Namita [sound. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Magic Lantern Foundation ; distributed by Under Construction, 1999Description: 1 videodisc (60 min) ; sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Woman's place.Genre/Form: Feature films -- Feminism. | Short films -- Gender identity. | Short films -- Legal activism. DDC classification: Summary: A Woman’s Place’ tells the intimate story of women from three countries who are fighting to balance the scales of power so that a man’s world is also a woman’s place. Advocates for women have frequently turned to LAW in their efforts to accord women equality. But are new laws enough to change old ways? ‘A Woman’s Place’ explores this question through the issues of inheritance in a South African village, domestic abuse in an American town and divorce in an Indian city; and profiles the ingenious strategies of women who use law in the age old conflict between tradition and change.--Container
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00275 (Browse shelf) W13 Available A00275

"English (subtitled), 60 min, 1999, India, South Africa & USA"--Container.

"Women in India, South Africa and the USA ask - can new laws change old ways"--Cover

A Woman’s Place’ tells the intimate story of women from three countries who are fighting to balance the scales of power so that a man’s world is also a woman’s place. Advocates for women have frequently turned to LAW in their efforts to accord women equality. But are new laws enough to change old ways? ‘A Woman’s Place’ explores this question through the issues of inheritance in a South African village, domestic abuse in an American town and divorce in an Indian city; and profiles the ingenious strategies of women who use law in the age old conflict between tradition and change.--Container

In English with subtitles.

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