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This blog is dedicated to women from Sri lanka and Ethiopia working as domestic workers in Beirut, Lebano
n. These women take upon themselves great voyages to foreign countries in the hope of a better future. Their courage and endurance is outstanding.

As time passes, the issues covered in this blog have expanded to cover other kinds of specific women's work like sex work, historical ways of describing the plight of women: white slavery, human traffic or modern slavery as well identitarian politics and gender...

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8 janvier 2007 1 08 /01 /janvier /2007 17:11

    MAID FOR SALE

         BONNE À VENDRE
         Dima Al-Joundi

Lebanon / France, 2006
colour, HD, 53' min.

Original Language(s): Sinhala/French/English/Arabic
Subtitles: French/English

To flee from their country's extreme poverty and provide for their family's survival, women from Sri Lanka leave their country to work as servants in the Middle East, and particularly in Lebanon. Another kind of modern slavery, denounced by this film. Maid for Sale tells their stories.

Production:
Les films du soleil
Patricia Hubinet

Sales/Contact:
Thierry Daher
Les films du soleil
39, Avenue de Saint Barnabe
13012 Marseille
France
tel: +1 917 4986778
e-mail: tdaher@caidproductions.com

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