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Alarm Rings Softly (3/6)


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: 12 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 1996
Available in French: No

In the Caribbean, women subjected to violence from their partners as a result of substance abuse often felt they had no right to appeal to the law. Low self-esteem and the feeling that it was somehow their fault left them trapped in a cycle of dependency and guilt. But a new generation of women are using drama and reggae to focus attention on a once taboo subject.