Domestic Violence should always be taken seriously and spreading awareness about domestic violence is a much needed step in countries like Pakistan where victims don’t come out due to shame and stigma associated with it.
However, two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has recently introduced her Aagahi series, which is a wonderful step to raise awareness on societal issues in Pakistan. This week, the series focuses on domestic violence in its second episode, which is divided in two parts.
￼Exploring the various types of abuses/violence that women, men and children face every day, the animated short looks at how important it is to identify and discuss issues of abuse, which are often kept under wraps because of fear. The video in its entirety serves to give proper guidance over issues of sexual and psychological abuse, as well as economic abuse, which often is sidelined in Pakistan.
Part of the 14 animated shorts that will be released under the SOC Films. The infotainment videos are narrated in Urdu by Aaminah Sheikh, while it is also available in other languages. The aim of the videos is to explain and clarify the stipulations that affect women and to raise awareness regarding their availability in the country
Check it out here:
The 2nd part: