Behind the Veil

Behind the Veil

Afghan Women Under Fundamentalism

Streaming Video - 2005
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For women living in Afghanistan under repressive Taliban rule, beatings, rape, and enslavement were commonplace occurrences. This gripping program, filmed during the Taliban's regime, describes the massive human rights abuses that escalated after the withdrawal of Soviet forces, as seen through the eyes of women who survived years of rampant gender and religious intolerance. Resistance activities carried out by women's groups inside the country are also documented, as they fought for freedom and democracy.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2001.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col., digital file.

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