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The child brides

Author: Gill Barnes; Toyin Fani-Kayode; Umbrella Pictures Productions (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In many parts of Africa, Asia, and South America, young girls are often engaged by the age of eight, and leave their homes to join their husbands by twelve. In many cases, the younger the girl, the more her family receives in the form of a dowry. This program travels to the most rural and poverty-stricken regions of Ethiopia to expose the common practice of child brides and the consequences for the young girls who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Barnes; Toyin Fani-Kayode; Umbrella Pictures Productions (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42997256
Language Note: In English or Amharic with English subtitles.
Notes: "Copyright 1998 Channel Four Television."
Credits: Cameraman, Colin Angell; editor, Margaret Kelly; narrator, Toyin Fani-Kayode; executive producer, Louise Panton.
Performer(s): Narrator, Toyin Fani-Kayode.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Gill Barnes ; an Umbrella Pictures Production for Channel 4.

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"In many parts of Africa, Asia, and South America, young girls are often engaged by the age of eight, and leave their homes to join their husbands by twelve. In many cases, the younger the girl, the more her family receives in the form of a dowry. This program travels to the most rural and poverty-stricken regions of Ethiopia to expose the common practice of child brides and the consequences for the young girls who often give birth before they are out of childhood."--Container.

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