"Carpet Drugged" is an official selection of the 2011 WVN Online Film Festival. Women’s Voices Now amplifies the voices of all women by promoting the free expression of women's struggles for civil, economic, political, and gender rights worldwide. By providing free online platforms for film, art, writing, and social-media activism, we connect people and resources striving for global women's rights.
"Carpet Drugged" - A film by Sayad Qasem Hussaini (Afghanistan/17:20)
Carpet Drugged explores the effects of narcotic use among Afghan families. Parents often use it to "babysit" their children in order to work long hours making carpets. Many villagers have been life-long users.