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Dry Days in Dobbagunta (1/6)


This is also part of this series: Woman's Place, A - Short Stories Series (6)

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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 1996
Available in French: No

In a village in southern India, rural women, enrolled in a national literacy program, began to discuss domestic problems, the root of which was their husbands' addiction to “arak”, the local alcohol. This was the beginning of an anti-liquor campaign that has spread across the entire state of Andhra Pradesh, empowering women.