Operation Fine Girl: Rape Used as a Weapon of War in Sierra Leone. [English version] Full version

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Title:Operation Fine Girl: Rape Used as a Weapon of War in Sierra Leone. [English version] Full version
Abstract:OPERATION FINE GIRL: RAPE USED AS A WEAPON OF WAR IN SIERRA LEONE produced and directed for WITNESS and the Oxygen Network by academy award nominee Lilibet Foster. The film looks at the Sierra Leone civil conflict through the stories of four survivors: three women who survived abduction, rape and enslavement by rebel forces, and one young boy, abducted and forced to become a killer himself. The film originally aired on the Oxygen Network, and was intended to support efforts partners in Sierra Leone to increase the funding to provide psycho-social support and health care to the estimated 500,000 survivors of rape in the country. [RT 45:32]
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Alternative Title:Worth The Risk. [Oxygen series]
  • WITNESSRole: Creator
  • OxygenRole: Creator
  • WITNESSRole: Copyright holder
  • TVF InternationalRole: Publisher
  • Lilibet FosterRole: Director
  • Binta MansarayRole: Consultant
  • Lilibet FosterRole: Producer
  • Themba HitschwayoRole: Sound designer
  • Patricia GoviniRole: Cinematographer
  • Binta MansarayRole: Translator
  • Sandrine IsambertRole: Editor
  • Gillian CaldwellRole: Producer
  • Michael Montes, Sacred NoiseRole: Musician
  • Beat HellsternRole: Producer
  • Binta MansarayRole: Producer
University of Texas Libraries
Date Created:2001
Topics:armed conflict and persecution--war crimes
armed conflict and persecution--child soldiers
civil and political rights--women's rights
armed conflict and persecution--sexual violence
armed conflict and persecution
Named Entities:Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Revolutionary United Front (RUF)
Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC)
Corinne Dufka
Christiana Thorpe
Foday Sankoh
Kelvin Lewis
Johnny Paul Koroma
Gibril Massaquoi
Septimus Kai Kai
Mike Kamara
Marta Bernassola
Geographic Focuses:Africa--Sierra Leone
Africa--Sierra Leone--Freetown
Geographic Base:Africa--Sierra Leone
Type of Resource:Moving image
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