Breaking Silence

Breaking Silence

Downloadable Video - 2017
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Three Muslim women share their stories of sexual assault—and, in a deeply personal way, they challenge the stigma that has long suppressed the voice of survivors. Throughout America, many Muslim communities persist in stigmatizing all discussion of sex-related subjects. Even though sexual assault and abuse are widespread, conversations about it are rare—and the pressure for victims and their families to “keep it a secret” helps perpetuate abuse. BREAKING SILENCE takes a radical and humanizing approach to the emotional scars of sexual assault, giving women the space to share their voices without shame. Winner of the Best Documentary at the **Los Angeles Woman's International Film Festival**.
Publisher: Women Make Movies,, 2017.
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2019.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (40 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
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video file,MPEG-4,Flash

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