"DESI GIRLS" by Johanna Sommansson

03 Aug 2015 12:423840

A film by the swedish antrophologist Johanna Sommansson who has lived in India. In her film Johanna is introducing us into the lifes of young urban middleclass women in India today. Johanna explains the patriarchal structures these women are exposed to in everyday life. She descibes a form of sexual harassment that is called "Eveteasing".
This film has a tragical actuality considering the many rapes- some with fatal endings - that has taken place in India in recent years.

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