Film · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Who Was Phoolan? New Film Documents the Life of One of India’s Most Important Leaders

Who Was Phoolan? New Film Documents the Life of One of India’s Most Important Leaders

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Film · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

فیلم و رسانه می توانند از برابری جنسیتی حمایت کنند

عدم تساوی جنسی در فیلم های مهم، حقیقتی است ناخوشایند

Dance · Film · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Supporting Women in the Media

 The media doesn’t tell people how to think. However, it does shape our perception. As a result, film and television can play a major role in supporting gender equality. That is, if the media industry is able to conquer its own gender equality issues. People working to create gender balance in film and media have…… Continue reading Supporting Women in the Media

education · Film · Orphans · Refugees · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Phoolan and Gender Gap

Across the world, women are coming together to make change.  Without strong mentorship and support, progress would be slow. Lady Kharrazi and others like her work every day to increase economic, educational, and political opportunities for women. These actions are pivotal to helping women and the rest of the world realize the benefits that female…… Continue reading Phoolan and Gender Gap

Film · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

Phoolan, Causes and History of Child Marriage

The exact time this practice began in India is not known. However, it is thought to have originated during the early Muslim invasions in the 10th century. It is said the daughters were married young for their safety, so invaders would not carry them off. These social norms continue keep women in submission today. Concern…… Continue reading Phoolan, Causes and History of Child Marriage

Film · Women · women rights · جمیله خرازی

HBO Series Big Little Lies Star’s Call for More Women Roles in Hollywood

The importance of women represented in television and film Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon gave an empowering speech for women at  the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony.  After their show won eight Emmys that night, Big Little Lies took home the award for Outstanding Limited Series.  Witherspoon and Kidman called out to Hollywood for more stories…… Continue reading HBO Series Big Little Lies Star’s Call for More Women Roles in Hollywood