Gift of a Girl
TitleGift of a Girl
DirectorJo Smith, Mayyasa Al-Malazi
CountryUK/India
Year1997
Duration24mins
FormatVhs video, Umatic video
DescriptionIn southern India, for various social and economic reasons, the murder of female children soon after birth is seen by its practitioners as a humane solution. Gift of a Girl concentrates on the movement to stop female infanticide rather than the tragedies of its victims. The approach of the film takes a positive perspective, focusing on solutions rather than problems.