Women Against Wars, Wars Against Women
The World Social Forum 2004 in Mumbai, India promised to focus on women's issues. One of the first evening plenaries, Women Against Wars, Wars Against Women, lived up to all expectations with respect to that promise via this fiery panel discussion.
Nawal el Saddawi debunks “post-feminism”; Arundhati Roy talks about the massacre and rape of Muslim women in India in 2002; Saher Saba, a member of RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan), reports on incredibly brave acts of resistance by women in her country; Irene Khan, head of Amnesty International, describes conditions for women in many parts of the world.
Filmed at the WSF in 2004; 51 minutes.
Price: US$ 22.00