I Am A Girl

There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls.

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Series
Women of the World
Premiere Date
March 1, 2015
Length
60 minutes
Director

Rebecca Barry

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The Film

In I Am A Girl, we meet 14-year-old Kimsey from Cambodia, forced to sell her virginity at 12; Aziza from Afghanistan, who will be shot if she goes to school; Breani, a teen living in a ghetto of NYC and dreaming of stardom; Katie from Australia, who is recovering from a suicide attempt; Habiba from Cameroon, betrothed to a man 20 years her senior; and Manu from Papua New Guinea, about to become a mother at 14 following her first sexual encounter. As they come of age in the way their culture dictates, we see remarkable heartwarming stories of resilience, bravery and humor.

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