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To be a woman in Burkina Faso

Author: Maurice Kabore; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Images Sud Nord.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the difficult life of women in Burkina Faso: hard work in fields and factories without adequate recompense, as well as the burdens of child care, home maintenance, and cooking. These West African women accept polygamy as a way of sharing the workload, and they believe a brighter future will be possible only when they are more educated and have the same job opportunities as men, and have their own  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Kabore; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Images Sud Nord.
OCLC Number: 26485920
Credits: Camera, Moussa Diakite ; editor Meda B. Stanislas ; narrator, Mary Martello.
Performer(s): Mary Martello.
Description: 1 videocassette (14 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; Images Sud Nord ; a film by Maurice Kabore ; directed by Maurice Kabore.

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Describes the difficult life of women in Burkina Faso: hard work in fields and factories without adequate recompense, as well as the burdens of child care, home maintenance, and cooking. These West African women accept polygamy as a way of sharing the workload, and they believe a brighter future will be possible only when they are more educated and have the same job opportunities as men, and have their own reasonable source of income.

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