SubjectsGender Studies Social Sciences
- Release Date 2009
- Running Time 52.5 minutes
- Closed Captions No
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Hokouk is the word for "rights" in the language spoken by Afghan women. Reclaiming Rights follows a team of sassy Afghan lawyers and their clients, the young girls under the turquoise blue burqas, in and out of meetings and court appointments. For the uneducated girls, words like Section 183 of the Constitution or Item Number 12 of the Civil Rights mean little. But from their lawyer's perspective, a window has opened. The opportunity to reclaim lost legal rights through courage and education has arrived. Sex, marriage, love and the law are explored as the girls share their stories to seek freedom with fellow Afghan and filmmaker, Brishkay Ahmed.
Farsi (Pashtun) with English subtitles.
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