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Turkish Child Marriage Film Shines Light on Hidden Abuses

By Zoe Tabary LONDON, Oct 16 – Child brides in Turkey are often raped, beaten and forced to undergo virginity tests, according to the director of a new documentary which aims to break the silence on the taboo issue. “Growing Up Married”, which will premiere in London on Oct. 30, examines the impact of child

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Indian Female Taxi Driver Documentary Hopes to Inspire, Embolden Women

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON, Oct 10  – When Selvi was 14, she was married off to an abusive husband who forced her into prostitution. Over a decade later, her escape and journey to becoming one of India’s first female taxi drivers are the subject of a documentary film, “Driving With Selvi”, that aims to inspire

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