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"Like a Bird in a Cage": Women in Desa Resistance| 29mins
Director: Guliz Saglam - Feryal Saygılıgil | Producer: Guliz Saglam, Feryal Sayglgil
Focus Years: 2009 | Country: Turkey
Subject Tags: community, gender, human rights, livelihood, middle east, turkey
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
This is a documentary about the resistance of Emine Arslan, who was fired from the Desa Sefaköy factory, and the female workers who were fired from the Düzce factory. All the women who were fired are union members. The documentary reveals the working conditions of women, the experience they gained while organizing, the advantages of resistance, their relationship with the union, their hopes and expectations, and the Istanbul Women’s Platform, which is in solidarity with them throughout the resistance strike.
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