Have you been wondering what has been going in the other parts of the world? Click on the links below to watch! These films are from a couple of years back but the conflicts that are discussed still exist today in those parts of the world.
KIRIBATI: A DROWNING PARADISE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Kiribati is an island located in Central Pacific, with a total of 115,000 inhabitants. The main cause of Kiribati being “a drowning paradise in the South Pacific” is climate changes. Climate changes are threatening their lives, and their hope is that building walls will prevent their homes from being washed away by the rising sea levels.
MY STOLEN CHILDHOOD: UNDERSTANDING THE TROKOSI SYSTEM - BBC AFRICA EYE DOCUMENTARY
For centuries, thousands of women across West Africa have been enslaved because of a traditional practice called “trokosi.” Girls are forced to live and work a with priests in religious shrines for the rest of their lives to “pay” for the sins of family members.
Although the practice has officially been banned in Ghana, it’s still happening there and in other parts of West Africa, but on a smaller scale.
Brigitte Sossou Perenyi was one of the girls who fortunately was freed because a male from America adopted her. Twenty years later she goes on a journey to understand what the practice of trokosi really is and why her family gave her away.
SHE IS MY SON: AFGHANISTAN'S BACHA POSH, WHEN GIRLS BECOME BOYS
In Afghanistan girls are forced by their family or by choice to transform their physical appearance as the opposite sex. They go through this because of the laws that are set for the Afghanistan female population. Being a male gives them a chance to do more things in their lives and help out their families.