Aurat Aur Char Dewari

Qureshi, Kamran (2007) Aurat Aur Char Dewari. [Performance]

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Abstract

Aurat Aur Char Dewari (Women and Hurdles) is a series of thirteen (one-hour prime-time television) films, produced by Kamran Qureshi, written by Zafar Meraj, directed by Adnan Wai Qureshi and production of Evergreen Media Europe Ltd. Films highlighted barriers in women and girls' education, their participation in sports, honor killing, dowry, forced marriages, insecure married life due to a woman’s infertility, effects of TV dramas on housewives, domestic violence against women, marrying off women in return of murder as penalty, trading of women in between families in the resolution of a dispute, locking up women in homes, women identity and personality disorder due to physical or psychological abuse, women trapped in prostitution, bidding family women in gambling. The series aired on ARY Digital TV Network in the US, UK, UEA, Pakistan. Films are available online and on DVDs.

Item Type: Performance
Uncontrolled Keywords: honour killing,domestic violence,woman abuse,dowry,forced marriages,infertility,prostitution
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Film, Television and Media
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2019 11:30
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2020 23:28
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/72009
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