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Not the Numbers Game Series
Mothers of Malappuram
India

Literacy and access to health services slow population growth in India.

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10 minutes
Directed by Nupur Basu
Produced by Emily Marlow and Jenny Richards for Television Trust for the Environment



Rabia is holding her regular morning classes to teach Muslim women in Kerala how to read and write.

Literacy classes are having a dramatic impact on population rates by empowering women to speak out about their needs. This film documents a radical change in the population policy of the Indian government which for 45 years had only one goal - to reduce numbers, no matter what the human cost. In Karnataka, 40,000 women have been elected to village councils, and are beginning to shake up the formerly rigid patriarchal society.

Other titles in the series are:

Land of Widows - A midwife in post civil war Cambodia helps other poor women with health services.

On the Way - A new sex education project in Peru combats teenage pregnancy.

The Cutting Edge - A Ugandan project attempts to change attitudes about female genital mutilation.

Fighting Back - Women in Bosnia are rebuilding war-torn lives.

Invisible Garments, Expensive Soles - Nike and other multinationals are moving production to developing countries like Indonesia.



Grade Level: 10-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1997     Copyright Date: 1996
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-854-6     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-706-9




Reviews
"A remarkably tight and comprehensive little film."
The Hindu


PURCHASE
DVD $59
VHS $59
RENT
DVD $35
VHS $35

Mothers of Malappuram


"A remarkably tight and comprehensive little film." The Hindu

Links
www.tve.org (The producer's web site)


Subjects
Anthropology
Asian Studies
Developing World
Education
Gender Issues
Gender Studies
Human Rights
India
Population
Reproductive Rights
Social Justice
Women's Studies


Related Titles

Not The Numbers Game (BBC Version)
The role of women in solving development and population problems worldwide.

Lost Generations
Poor health and poverty condemn people in India to sub-standard lives.

World of Difference
Women and human rights around the world.

A Woman's Place - Short Stories (on one tape)
Six short films about women and development by local women directors.

Community
Micro-credit is transforming the lives of women in Bangladesh.

The Legacy of Malthus
Argues that overpopulation is not the real cause of poverty in India or elsewhere.

Science For Survival
Fusion of modern science with women's knowledge in India.

The Bomb Under the World
What are the consequences of consumerism taking hold in developing countries like India?


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