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Voices Unveiled: Turkish Women Who Dare

Set in Turkey, Voices Unveiled explores the clash of the East and the West through the lives of three Turkish women – an activist, an artist and a dancer – who struggle to find their own voices in a traditional world.

Photo of Ozlem Aslan
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Voice Unveiled examines this timely issue through portraits of three women pursuing life paths and careers of their own choosing in present-day Turkey.  It highlights the obstacles and challenges women in Turkey face -- obstacles and challenges that prevent them from reaching their potential -- obstacles and challenges that must be broken down -- that we must break down. These individuals’ struggles for personal empowerment reflect the challenges faced by women worldwide. Through their stories, the film examines such timely issues as societal change and the intersections between secularism, traditional values, and gender equality. 
Overall Voice Unveiled emphasizes that education and persistence in the pursuit of the individual freedom are key to improving political and social conditions.


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Photo of Cansu Akarsu

Dear Özlem,

So nice to see another ideator from Turkey! We have a lot of stories and ideas to put out there during this challenge:)

Photo of Ozlem Aslan

Selam Cansu!
aand yep, it's sad but true ;)