A Bad Practice


Snapshots of Change, South Asia

Intercutting dramatisation with interviews, this film explores the illegal but wide-spread practice of BAD in Afghanistan, which allows a murderer’s family to ‘give’ away one of their daughters in marriage to a member of the victim’s family to atone for the crime. Endorsed by mullahs, it’s a practice which condemns young Afghan women to a life of abuse and violence.

Related link: The British Council – Afghanistan

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A Bad Practice
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