As part of our Breaking The Cycle film project, we travelled to North Western Nepal to film the practise of Chaupadi.
This practise marginalises and banishes girls and women to cowsheds during their monthly menstruation.
In this short documentary we see two young women and how they have dealt with Chaupadi and witness one women's passion and activism to abolish the practice.
As part of our Breaking the Cycle film project, we travelled to Eastern Ghana to document the Dipo ceremony, a coming of age tradition among Krobo women and girls, that celebrates this rite of passage through adornment of her body with traditional beads and jewellery.
In this short documentary we explore and question sustaining this traditional ritual ceremony in Eastern Ghana today.
A ‘sizzler’ for our film Breaking the Cycle (in pre-production) focuses on menstruation. This documentary will explore the myths, rituals, and taboos surrounding menstruation through the eyes of women and girls from seven different countries.
Leading Safe Choices is a programme run by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) to address the shortage of health care professionals. This film was made in Tanzania and South Africa and supports the training of health care professionals. In particular, training is being given in post-partum family planning and comprehensive abortion and post-abortion care.
Insights into delivering quality family planning in rural Ethiopia. Made for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and in partnership with the Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE).
A new HPV vaccine (at time of filming) is available to protect women and young girls before they become infected. In collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline and IPPF.
Highlights the challenges adolescent girls face in accessing quality sexual reproductive health services. Made for university students in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia for the Danish Family Planning Association in 2010.
Swaziland has the highest statistics of HIV infection but also has the highest success rate for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT). This film is about how that success is being achieved. Made with IPPF.
Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
A programme of emergency obstetric training in Sierra Leone, delivered by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, in partnership with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UNICEF, and WHO.
A 2006 educational training film used to improve the antenatal, safe delivery and postnatal skills of government trained Health Extension Workers in Ethiopia. Funded by Band Aid.
No more myths or misconceptions - we are on a mission to make pregnancy safer through this film, which is shown to frontline health workers in rural communities, using our innovative solar-powered media players. Funded by Comic Relief in 2013.
Giving birth in a health facility is safer than at home for rural women. In this film, we explore safe birth to support frontline health workers in rural communities. Funded by Comic Relief in 2013.
A 2006 educational training film used to improve the antenatal, safe delivery and postnatal skills of government trained Health Extension Workers in Ethiopia.
A training film for the Health Extension Worker Supervisors in Ethiopia, made for the Ministry of Health by UNICEF.
Our innovative solar-powered media players ensure that our films reach the communities where there is little or no electricity. Carried in backpacks weighing less than 4kg, Ethiopian health extension workers can deliver community health training.
In rural communities, ambulances may be the only way a mother reaches a hospital in time. Funded by Comic Relief.