1. 5vt. Mary Myambura: Kenya. A school teacher in a very remote area, she discusses how domestic/family duties seldom allow for formal education of girls and women. She also addresses the complicated issues of marriage,dowry, and property ownership for women. 56 min.

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  2. 7vt. Sister Mary Solidad: The Philippines. Solidad discusses her organization, Third World Movement Against the Exploitation of Women; she focusses on prostitution and sex tourism and her desire for Filipino women to achieve social and economic independence. 40 min.

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  3. 4vt. Ranjana Kumari: India. A post-graduate in political science, Kumari moved from academics to action. She discusses social issues affecting women, focussing on dowry contracts , and the struggle for better living conditions. 54 min. Poor sound quality.

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  4. 3vt. Nahla Haidar: Lebanon. A lawyer who has worked extensively with the U.N. National Labor Organization, Haidar discusses the changes for women in Lebanon since the civil war in 1975. 55 min.

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  5. 8vt. Third World Women Speak Out: A Workshop at Forum '85. Speakers discuss the primary concerns of women in their countries: poverty, literacy, prejudice, women's rights, and teen pregnancy, among others. 26 min. End of tape includes "Scenes from the Quad," University of Nairobi. 18 min.

    Catalog record: id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/008106431/catalog

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Women's Video Collective. Africa Project of the Women's Video Collective, Vt-99

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The Africa Project of the Women's Video Collective sent six members to Nairobi, Kenya, in July 1985, to attend Forum '85, the N.G.O. conference concurrent with the Third United Nations World Conference on Women, marking the end of the United Nations Decade…


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The Africa Project of the Women's Video Collective sent six members to Nairobi, Kenya, in July 1985, to attend Forum '85, the N.G.O. conference concurrent with the Third United Nations World Conference on Women, marking the end of the United Nations Decade of Women.Collection consists of footage from Forum '85, the N.G.O. conference concurrent to the Third United Nations World Conference on Women, as well as interviews with six women attending the conference.
Catalog record: id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/008106431/catalog
Finding aid: nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00039

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