In The Name of Your Daughter

In The Name of Your Daughter


In The Name of Your Daughter | | | | 84 min

In The Name Of Your Daughter is the heartbreaking and heartwarming fly-on-the-wall story of the most courageous girls in the world, children in Northern Tanzania who are risking their lives to defy their destiny and follow their dreams. These girls, some as young as eight, are running away from home, leaving everything and everyone they love behind to save themselves from female genital mutilation and avoid being sold off into a child marriage. And it’s the story of one of Africa’s most charismatic women, Rhobi Samwelly, a brave local hero who confronts her community and protects the girls in her Safe House.

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Best Canadian Feature Documentary, NorthWestFest

Award of Excellence, The Impact DOCS Awards Competition.