Bullfrog Films
44 minutes
Grades 10-12, College, Adult

DVD Purchase $150, Rent $75
VHS Purchase $150, Rent $75

US Release Date: 1997
Copyright Date: 1996
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-873-2
VHS ISBN: 1-56029-704-2

Developing World
Gender Studies
Human Rights
Reproductive Rights
Social Change
Social Justice
Women's Issues

Awards and Festivals
Bronze Apple, National Educational Media Network Competition
UNA Film Festival at Stanford
Not The Numbers Game (BBC Version)

The role of women in solving development and population problems worldwide.

The six 10-minute films that make up the series Not the Numbers Game were edited into a single 44-minute film for broadcast on the BBC. It's a thought-provoking look at the role women in various countries are playing to solve the twin problems of population and development. The stories include: women in India who are demanding the basic services they need for a dignified life; women in Uganda who are calling for a halt to the barbaric practice of female genital mutilation; a second wife working endless jobs in Kenya to afford school and hope for her children; teenage pregnancy and machismo in Peru; industrial employment in Indonesia; and the status of women on postwar Cambodia.

In this BBC version the story from Bosnia in the original series was replaced with a story from Kenya.

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