‘Tamadjrezt’: Tuareg filmmaker turns the lens on women in Mali

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Fati Walet Mohamed Issa, a young documentary filmmaker from Mali’s volatile north, says her goal is to shine a light on the plight of women in the conflict-torn Sahel state. “Women are often either taken out of school to get married, or they are not allowed to go to school,” the 24-year-old, wearing a tunic and a veil, tells AFP. ALSO READ: ‘The Queen’s’ Connie Ferguson confirms ‘Kings of Joburg’ season two MALI’S FATI ISSA WANTS TO TALK ABOUT WOMEN IN HER WORKMali is a conservative Muslim-majority nation of 21 million people, where swathes of the country are in the hands of jihadists, and pre…

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