The Resource It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World, (online streaming)

It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World, (online streaming)

Label
It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World
Title
It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World
Contributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In India, China and many other parts of the world today, girls are killed, aborted and abandoned simply because they are girls. The United Nations estimates as many as 200 million girls(1) are missing in the world today because of this so-called gendercide. Girls who survive infancy are often subject to neglect, and many grow up to face extreme violence and even death at the hands of their own husbands or other family members. The war against girls is rooted in centuries-old tradition and sustained by deeply ingrained cultural dynamics which, in combination with government policies, accelerate the elimination of girls. Shot on location in India and China, It's a Girl reveals the issue. It asks why this is happening, and why so little is being done to save girls and women. The film tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son. Global experts and grassroots activists put the stories in context and advocate different paths towards change, while collectively lamenting the lack of any truly effective action against this injustice
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Shadowline Films in 2012
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grae Davis, Evan
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
63
Technique
live action
Label
It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1166306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 64 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1166306
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945763018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
It's a Girl: The 3 Deadliest Words in the World, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1166306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 64 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1166306
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945763018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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