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The following is a list of publications and resources that use multimedia. If you have a publications you would like to share with us, please write to: info@violenceisnotourculture.org

My M&E: Resource Center on Equity, Human Rights and Gender Equality-sensitive Evaluations

December, 2011

UNICEF and UN Women are pleased to announce the launch of a new free electronic resource center on Equity, Gender Equality and Human Rights responsive evaluation available at http://www.mymande.org/.

What Afghans Want

June, 2010

Over a year ago on July 20, 2010 world leaders met to discuss the future of Afghanistan at the Kabul Conference. Oxfam International asked ordinary Afghans what they want to come out of the talks. In spite of intense lobbying, women were largely excluded from the conference. “…only two women beside government ministers took part in the Kabul Conference. 

Confronting Gender-Based Violence against Women and Girls in Chad.

September, 2011
UNICEF

UNICEF's Cheryl Uys-Allie reports on initiatives led by women to confront gender-based violence against women and girls in Chad. Watch the video below.


Forced Marriages - Sara's Story

March, 2011
British High Commission

The British High Commission has commissioned three short animated documentaries on the issue of Forced Marriages in Pakistan in an attempt to raise awareness of this human rights violation. Watch 'Sara's Story' below.

 

In the Name of the Family

January, 2010
Shelley Saywell (WMM)

Schoolgirl Aqsa Parvez, sisters Amina and Sarah Said, and college student Fauzia Muhammad were all North American teenagers—and victims of premeditated, murderous attacks by male family members. Only Muhammad survived. Emmy® winner Shelley Saywell examines each case in depth in this riveting investigation of "honor killings" of girls in Muslim immigrant families. Not sanctioned by Islam, the brutalization and violence against young women for defying male authority derives from ancient tribal notions of honor and family shame. 

Child Marriage: Videos, Stories, Resources

January, 2011

The TrustLaw website has a section which focuses on the issue of child marriage globally.

Podcast on 'Obedient Wives Club' with Marina Mahathir (SIS), Dr Farouk Musa (IRF) and Dr Azlina (OWC)

July, 2011

A podcast on the 'Obedient Wives Club', with views from Marina Mahathir (Sisters In Islam), Dr Farouk Musa (Islamic Renaissance Front) and Dr Azlina (Obedient Wives Club). 

Listen to it here: http://bfm.my/assets/files/daily_show/2011-07-06_EE_ObedientWivesClub.mp3

New Film From Shirkat Gah: Decade

March, 2011

"Decade" was made by students of Punjab University, Lahore for Shirkat Gah's film festival "Violence Is Not Our Culture". The film highlights the struggle of a brave woman who decides to open a school despite intense pressure from the men of the village. Her hard work pays off when in 10 years, hence the name Decade, the whole village is transformed. Watch the video.

Canada: Videos of Depositions on polygamy

June, 2011


Shield and Refuge has provided links to online video of depositions of former Fundamentalists and polygamists who were interviewed by lawyers trying to uphold the anti-polygamy laws in Canada. They are unedited, and so viewer discretion is advised.

Available Depositions:

Most Understanding Husband Campaign - Equal Access, Nepal (UN Trust Fund Grantee)

March, 2011


As part of the radio series Samajhdari ('Mutual Understanding'), Equal Access created the Most Understanding Husband Competition, a unique initiative to provide positive male role models. Inviting men to nominate themselves as "the most understanding husband", Equal Access received messages from thousands of men across Nepal. Ten husbands were selected as finalists, with their stories featured on the national radio series. Watch video below.

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