Akwai Magana “Akwai Magana! Let us talk about it ! (season 1)” is a series of four filmed sketches created in 2022 as part of the project “[Family planning in the department of Dogondoutchi→357]”. “Akwai Magana! Let us talk about it !” (season 2)" is a series of four filmed sketches created in 2023 as part of the activities of the associations AESCD, AECIN, RAEDD and Nouvel Espoir for the rights of women and girls.
Written by Alichina Allakaye, Bawa Kadade Riba and Mahamat Ado Saleh and directed by Arice Siapi, they address the following themes: choice of spouse, unwanted pregnancy, first period and family violence.
ZABIN ZAGANI/ZAGANI’S CHOICE.
Zagani’s father wants to marry her off to a wrestler but it’s not her choice. His mother and his aunt convince the father to give up. Available ere, , reduced version [ihere>https://vimeo.com/805970712].
Oubeida goes to class with stomach aches. Talking about periods remains taboo for his mother. But her aunt comes to help them communicate. Available [here>https://vimeo.com/805954453], reduced version here.
ARADU BABA TAHE/ BEWARE DAD IS COMING
Sakaka is an angry husband and father, who becomes violent at the slightest pretext. His wife and daughter take refuge with their neighbor who reasons with him. Available [here>https://vimeo.com/805875778], reduced version here.