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Record: Children We Sacrifice (w/ Resource Book), The


Children We Sacrifice (w/ Resource Book), The

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1118 Biddle Law Library

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Shatki Productions

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Shot in India, Sri Lanka, Canada and the United States, this documentary is about incestuous sexual abuse of the South Asian girl child. By interweaving survivors narratives, included the producers own story, with interviews with South Asian mental health professionals, and with statistical information, as well as poetry and art, "The Children We Sacrifice" discloses the many layers of a subject traditionally shrouded in secrecy. Insights into the far-reaching psychological, social and cultural consequences of insest are accompanied by assessments of strategies that have helped adult women cope with childhood trauma.


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