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Review: “Chhapaak” Uses Acid Attacks to Highlight Victimization of Women in India

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Based on a real story, "Chhapaak" shows the life of a young Indian woman after surviving an acid attack.

Review: “The Perfect Candidate” Shows Saudi Arabia’s Evolving Women’s Rights Landscape

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Director Haifaa Al-Mansour’s “The Perfect Candidate” depicts the challenges a female doctor faces when she runs for local office in Saudi Arabia.

 
 
 

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