Half Value Life

A film by Alka Sadat (Afghanistan/2009/24:54).

Marya Bashir, an Afghan female public prosecutor from Herat province, deals with criminals, mafia bands and narcotics smugglers. At one point, Bashir's house is blasted by one of the many enemies she makes through her job. Bashir is the first female Afghan-Hindo women's rights activist. She focuses on eliminating violence against women. The film highlights several of Bashir's domestic violence and rape cases where the bride is still a child.

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