Half Value Life | 49mins
Director: Alka Sadat | Producer: Alka Sadat
Focus Years: 2009 | Country: Afghanistan
Marya Bashir is an Afghani female public prosecutor from Herat province, fighting against criminals, mafia bands and narcotics smugglers. Marya Bashir's house is suddenly blasted.... In another place, "Half Value Life" explores the life and work of the first female Afghani-Hindu women's rights activist working for elimination of violence against women, highlighting the investigative cases of two 14- and 17-year-old girls who have been raped.