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by Danny Hakim, Udi Kalinsky, and Roy Westler

Shadya Zoabi, a charismatic 17-year-old karate world champion, strives to succeed on her own terms within her traditional Muslim village in northern Israel.

Women and Girls Lead, Global Voices, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices, Global Perspectives Collection

Solar Mamas

by Mona Eldaief and Jehane Noujaim

Jordanian wife and mother Rafea is leaving home for the first time — to attend a college in India that is training rural women to become solar energy engineers.

Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, Diverse Muslim Voices, Why Poverty?

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A Wedding in Ramallah

by Sherine Salama

A Palestinian American telephone repairman returns to Palestine for an arranged marriage with a stranger, embarking on a difficult life together that bridges different cultures, traditions, and expectations in a time of conflict.

Independent Lens

What Tomorrow Brings

by Beth Murphy

Coming-of-age story about young Afghan girls struggling against tradition and time, who discover their school is the one place they can turn to understand the differences between the lives they were born into and the lives they dream of leading.

POV, Women of the World

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Women, War & Peace

by Abigail Disney, Gini Reticker, and Pamela Hogan

Women, War & Peace, a five-part PBS mini-series, is a global media initiative on the roles of women in peace and conflict.

Women and Girls Lead


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