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“It’s a Girl” Now on Netflix!

Big news for our followers in the US and Canada: You can now watch It’s a Girl on Netflix! Please SHARE the news, continue to SPREAD THE WORD, and help make a DIFFERENCE!

2013 Highlights in the Fight Against Gendercide

We are so grateful for the thousands of you who joined us this year in fighting gendercide globally. Since the film was released last year, it has screened over 500 times globally, has been broadcast on television in India, Ireland, Nigeria, Poland, New Zealand, and reached thousands more through our DVD and iTunes release this […]

Remember the Women and Girls of China on Giving Tuesday

Today is known as Giving Tuesday, and on this day it is our greatest desire that you would consider giving to the women and girls of China. We are working with Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, an international coalition that opposes forced abortion and sexual slavery in China. Our goal is to raise public awareness regarding […]

“It’s a Girl” Premieres in Hong Kong

Amnesty International’s Premiere of It’s a Girl in Hong Kong with Presentation from Women’s Rights Without Frontiers’ President Reggie Littlejohn Littlejohn, an internationally-recognized expert and opponent of China’s One-Child Policy, presented after the Hong Kong premiere of It’s a Girl. Littlejohn is featured in the film, which vividly details rampant coercion under China’s population policy. […]

Reggie Littlejohn: Forced Abortion in China Will Continue Despite Recent Misleading Headlines

Reggie Littlejohn President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org Forced Abortion in China Will Continue, Despite “Easing” of One Child Policy Under the misleading headline, “China to Ease One-Child Policy,” Xinhua reports that China will now lift the ban on a second child, if either parent is an only child. This minor reform will not “ease” […]

Documentary Film About the World War on Women by “It’s a Girl” Director

Director Evan Grae Davis announces a major new film project carrying on the story begun by It’s a Girl! Female – The World War on Women is a documentary film addressing the various forms of violence and abuse suffered by women on every continent around the globe. While exploring personal stories illustrating an array of issues such […]

“It’s a Girl” Film Director Launching New Film Project About Violence Against Women!

This is a special message from It’s a Girl director, Evan Grae Davis. On November 12th, I will be announcing a major new film project carrying on the story begun by It’s a Girl! This will be your one and only opportunity to sign up to receive the exciting news! But first, I want to […]

Gendercide Takes Away Basic Human Rights from Girls

Guest Blog Post provided by Sarpreet Kahlon Sarpreet is a third year student at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and is studying Health Sciences. She began a club last year called United Against Gendercide with the hope of creating awareness and inspiring students to unite in the fight against gender discrimination. United Against Gendercide‘s first event […]

Order Now on DVD and iTunes!

We’re thrilled to announce that It’s a Girl is available now on DVD and iTunes! The release date intentionally coincides with the anniversary of China’s brutal One Child Policy on September 25. This population control policy is often enforced through coercive measures, including forced abortion and forced sterilization. In combination with son preference, the policy […]

“It’s a Girl” Coming to iTunes and DVD for Personal Use in September!

We’re thrilled to announce that It’s a Girl will be available on iTunes and DVD next month. The release coincides with the anniversary of China’s brutal One Child Policy on September 25. Pre-orders will be available from September 10. Throughout the month we’ll be releasing several exclusive clips from the DVD special features as we […]

“It’s a Girl” Available in Italian and Romanian

Human rights issues as widespread as gendercide demand a worldwide response. To truly mobilize a global movement to see gendercide come to an end, people must be able to learn about the issue in their own language. Before launching our screening campaign in 2012, we prioritized the translation of It’s a Girl into several major […]

Ending Gendercide: The Policy Pandora’s Box

In 1985 Mary Anne Warren first coined the term ‘gendercide’, a neologism that refers to gender selective mass killing. In India gendercide takes the form of ‘femicide’, the systematic destruction of females from birth through to middle-age, and the statistically abnormal female mortality is the result of foeticide, infanticide, neglect, violence, murder and suicide.   […]

How to Become a Culture-Changer –Director Evan Grae Davis’ Talk at TEDxGrandRapids

It’s a Girl film director Evan Grae Davis was recently invited to speak at TEDxGrandRapids, engaging an audience of 750 leaders, influencers and innovators from the West-Michigan area on May 9th, 2013. When Evan was asked what he would be speaking about, this is what he had in mind: “I had previously been privileged to […]

The One Child Policy Exacerbates Gender Imbalance in China

Women’s Rights in China    It’s A Girl is a very successful documentary where we see how the cultures of China and India have shared many similarities in discrimination against girls. This kind of backwardness and ignorance have threatened the lives of many baby girls. In contrast with India, it was China’s One-Child Policy that […]

NEWS UPDATE: Men Arrested for Gang Rape of 5-Year-Old Girl in Delhi

After two months, Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in a city court against the two men who kidnapped and brutally raped a five-year-old girl in east Delhi. Under the stringent provisions of a newly enacted law for protection of children, the men face maximum punishment of life imprisonment. This is not an easy case […]

China’s One Child Policy Causes Sexual Slavery – State Department Report

The State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP report) has downgraded China to a Tier 3 nation – a status it now shares with Iran, Sudan and North Korea.  Tier 3 nations may be subject to sanctions, if approved by the U.S. President.  A Chinese official responded with indignation, calling the downgrade an “arbitrary […]

Women Deliver 2013 Conference

Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization bringing together voices from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women. The third global conference was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 28-30, 2013. This year, Women Deliver’s Cinema Corner dedicated three days to film screenings that would run parallel […]

Gendercide: Inequality Towards Girls

Guest Blog Post provided by Navneet Gill Nanveet is a high school student at Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School. She attended GirlKIND‘s first event and screening of It’s a Girl last September. She left the event feeling motivated and inspired. So much so, that she did an interactive presentation on the film and the issue of […]

A 5-Year-Old is Gang Raped in Delhi and Police Refuses to Act on the Case

Yet another horrific story arises as the struggle on behalf of women and girls continues. In New Delhi, India, when the worried parents of a missing 5-year-old child tried filing a missing person’s report, the police ignored the parents and the case. After the child was kidnapped, two adult men held her hostage for two […]

BBC Reports on Gendercide and “It’s a Girl”

BBC Radio ran a major feature last week on the issue of gender-based abortion in countries including India & China. Shelagh Fogarty of BBC Radio 5 Live played excerpts from It’s a Girl and explored gendercide through first hand testimonies and expert commentary, including  Dr. Mitu Khurana, Dr. Puneet Bedi and Reggie Littlejohn, all of […]