SPEAKIT FILMS COMPLETES “WOMEN IN POWER” SERIES FOR THE GUARDIAN

 

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Shot in Malawi, India and Chile this series of short films tell the stories of women fighting for change. 

The series profiles Malawi’s first female President, Joyce Banda as she tries to steer the country out of an economic crisis; the Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet working to overturn legislation that discriminates against women’s rights; In India, we follow Dhanlaxmi Devendra a driver with India’s first female-run taxi service; and in Mumbai, we meet Laxmi Narayan Tripathi , the country’s most high-profile transgender activist fighting to ensure the third gender becomes recognised in law.