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Tibetan women, from Mosuo empowerment to exile

Imagine a society where women not only have equal rights but are regarded as the primary decision-maker. Travel to the Yunnan valley in the eastern foothills of the Himalayas and you will find an ancient tribal community of Tibetan Buddhists called Mosuo who live in an extremely modern way. Mosuo women are treated as equal to men, both have as many sexual partners as they like and extended families bring up children and care for the elderly, without the exclusivity of nuclear family structures.

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10 International Films For a Well-Rounded Feminist

International films are often overlooked in mainstream cinema. But some of these films have the most powerful messages of female empowerment from the 1970s until the present day. At times a challenging viewing experience, the films listed below have broken the boundaries of gender, race and sexuality, examining what it means to be a woman in their different geographical spaces.

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