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Driving social change through film

The amplifying nature of the media providesa unique tool for the creative industry. Films can be used as a catalyst for change andpositivity if used theright way.


Forced into a violent marriage, teen Halima must face the medical fallout and social stigma of a childbirth that leaves her body critically damaged.

Following the cinematic release of DRY, the movie was accepted by several film festivals across the world and also received awards.

Private screenings to selected audiences also received great reviews and kick-started important discussions about fistula.



Screened DRY to leaders and policy makers including Vice President of Gambia, Dr Isatou NjieSaidy. Gambia officially banned child marriage one month after this event.


Held a private screening for DRY to mark the International Day to End Obstetrical Fistula.

Addressed policy makers and ambassadors on measures to improve girl-child education and maternal health care in Africa.


New York, USA

With the Princess of Denmark
Delivering a keynote address during the session
Strategic Meeting during the UN General Assembly
Photography session with a cross section of participants

Screened DRY and participated in strategic meetings at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.