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When Jaha Dukureh was a baby she was subjected to female genital mutilation; when she was 15 she was taken to New York to marry a 45 year-old man she’d never met before. A decade later Jaha has returned to her native Gambia in west Africa demanding that her own family and society end the practices that almost ruined her life. Full of the raw drama of personal, family, religious and political conflict, "Jaha's Promise" is an extraordinary narrative of individual and social change.
Patrick Farrelly, Kate O'Callaghan
Maggie O'Kane for Guardian News & Media
Accidental Pictures Ltd
Involved TV Channel
NY, ORF, SRF, RSI, DRTV, RTE, Channel 8, UR
Esther van Messel for First Hand Films
52' or 78'
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