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Rishte : relationships

Author: Manjira Datta; Daniel Riesenfeld; Women Make Movies (Firm); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Publisher: New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In India Lali Devi, a mother, poisoned herself and two of her daughters because there are five girls in the family and no boys. Explores the practice of male sex preference in India and how this led to her suicide. It also follows the efforts of activist Shyamkali to establish a community organization dedicated to raising women's awareness about the impact of sex preference on their lives and their legal rights in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Manjira Datta; Daniel Riesenfeld; Women Make Movies (Firm); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
OCLC Number: 222633978
Notes: A Media Workshop/Nightingale Production.
Credits: Director, Manjira Datta; produced by Daniel Riesenfeld for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Other Titles: Relationships
Responsibility: a film by Manjira Datta.

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In India Lali Devi, a mother, poisoned herself and two of her daughters because there are five girls in the family and no boys. Explores the practice of male sex preference in India and how this led to her suicide. It also follows the efforts of activist Shyamkali to establish a community organization dedicated to raising women's awareness about the impact of sex preference on their lives and their legal rights in this issue.

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