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Hungry for change

Author: Ben Summers; Dick Bower; Anya Sitaram; Richard Wilson; Andrew Veitch, (Producer)
Publisher: London : SW Pictures Ltd., 2010.
Series: Current affairs in video; Survivor's guide
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The former French colony of Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is just 44 and infant mortality, according to the UN, is the second highest in the world. One in five children die before they are five years old. Niger also suffers from a poor education system, poor access to contraception and an extremely high rate of teenage pregnancy. It really is a fight for survival - but there are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Alexander Street Video
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Summers; Dick Bower; Anya Sitaram; Richard Wilson; Andrew Veitch, (Producer)
OCLC Number: 852996109
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Jul. 9, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (26 min.).
Series Title: Current affairs in video; Survivor's guide
Responsibility: by Ben Summers.

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The former French colony of Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is just 44 and infant mortality, according to the UN, is the second highest in the world. One in five children die before they are five years old. Niger also suffers from a poor education system, poor access to contraception and an extremely high rate of teenage pregnancy. It really is a fight for survival - but there are signs that is beginning to change. Centres to help advise people on how to make the best of food are being developed - but what impact will they have? 'Survivor's Guide' finds out by following a young woman and her baby girl as they endure the daily struggle to find enough to eat.

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