Something Like a War

Something Like a War

63 mins | Documentary | Jan. 1, 1991

An examination of India’s family planning program from the point of view of the women who are its primary targets. It traces the history of the family planning program and exposes the cynicism, corruption and brutality which characterizes its implementation. As the women themselves discuss their status, sexuality, fertility control and health, it is clear that their perceptions are in conflict with those of the program.

Something Like a War

63 mins | Documentary | Jan. 1, 1991

Something Like a War
An examination of India’s family planning program from the point of view of the women who are its primary targets. It traces the history of the family planning program and exposes the cynicism, corruption and brutality which characterizes its implementation. As the women themselves discuss their status, sexuality, fertility control and health, it is clear that their perceptions are in conflict with those of the program.
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Original title Something Like a War
Directors Deepa Dhanraj
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