At our recent Lunchkino event guests enjoyed an inspiring documentary screening, as well as an insightful panel discussion centred on women’s empowerment and autonomy.
Thanks to them and our generous sponsors we not only reached but exceeded our goal and have been able to raise sufficient funds for two one-year BSc Midwifery scholarships!
The photographs donated by Franca Quaglia of www.pointandshoot.ch are here to enjoy.
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Due to the recent launch of #FEMALEPLEASURE in the US & UK markets, versions of the film with English subtitles are not yet available. To purchase a German/French subtitled version, you may click on one of the three links below
Barbara Miller’s feature documentary #FEMALEPLEASURE portrays five courageous, smart and self-determined women, breaking the silence imposed by their archaic-patriarch societies and religious communities. With incredible strength and positive energy, Deborah Feldman, Leyla Hussein, Rokudenashiko, Doris Wagner and Vithika Yadav are fighting for sexual liberation and autonomy for women, beyond religious rules and cultural barriers. But their victory comes at a high price: they all have experienced public defamation, threats and prosecutions, have been excommunicated by the society they grew up in and even received death threats by religious leaders and fanatics.
#FEMALEPLEASURE shows the universal mechanisms at work that determine the position of women until today, spanning cultures, religions and continents: from Japan and India and the Somali muslim diaspora to the Hasidic community in Brooklyn and the Catholic clergy in Europe. All protagonists have come to the same conclusion: the female body is subjected to male lust and first and foremost meant for procreation, without any regard for female sexual pleasure and autonomy.These women decided to speak up and are the ultimate example on how courage, strength and zest for life can indeed alter societal structures. #FEMALEPLEASURE