With exclusive behind-the-scenes access filmmakers Nick Francis and Marc Francis follow Joyce Banda, Malawi's first female president, as she tries to steer her country out of an economic crisis. Undaunted by the challenge, claiming 'all African women carry heavy loads', Banda, an award-winning gender activist, says she is keen to encourage people to speak freely and wants, by the end of her term, the Malawian people to be living better lives.

Produced in association with The Guardian and supported by WorldView.

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