Girl Without a Hijab

News / TV Report / 2019 |

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  • Release Date: 19 Sep, 2019
  • Author Elene Tsintsadze
  • Co-author Kakha Roinishvili
  • Director Irakli Chikhladze
  • Producer Nino Japaridze
  • Broadcaster Imedi TV
  • Country Georgia


Competition status – Nominee

Thirty-one-year-old Maryam Sharif used to be a #whitewednesdays activist in Iran. Following an altercation with police in which a policeman struck Maryam for not wearing a headscarf, she shared the evidence on Instagram and then had to leave her home country not to get arrested. Now she asked for asylum in Georgia and is speaking up about women’s rights, including those of Georgian women.

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Girl Without a Hijab

News / TV Report / 2019

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GeorgiaIranMigrationWomen's rights