Barakeden, The Little House Maids of Bamako

Barakeden, The Little House Maids of Bamako

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Barakeden, The Little House Maids of Bamako | | | | 57 min

Oumou left her village when she was 14 to come to work as a maid in Bamako. Endless days, humiliation, earning a pittance… Like hundreds of thousands of her fellows, she endures harsh conditions with hope for a better life. By night, these “little maids” gather to express their resentment. Helped by some activists, some of them begin to organise themselves so as to defend their rights. Meanwhile, Hawa is about to leave her village and come for the first time to the city…

Awards

Impact Doc Award 2017, for Barakeden, Impact Docs Award, USA 2017
For girls and with girls Award, for ADDAD Mali, London, UK 2016