A documentary about the life and activism of Jaha Dukureh, a Gambian anti-female genital mutilation campaigner who returns to her country of birth to confront the harmful tradition that she and 200 million women and girls have undergone globally. Before trying to change her own family and society, Jaha has to save herself. Full of the raw drama of personal, family, religious and political conflict, “Jaha’s Promise” is an extraordinary narrative of individual and social change.
|Running Time:||52/78 min.|
|Subject(s):||Activism, African Cinema and Culture, American History, Anthropology, Author's POV, Biography, Cinema, Conflicts, Colonialism, Current Affairs, Education, Ethnography, Family, Gender, Human Rights, Hybrid, Investigative Journalism, Law and Justice, Middle Eastern Studies, Politics, Religion and Spirituality, Sexuality, Society, Women|
|Production Company:||Guardian News & Media|