Johura

Australia, 1990

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Episode number 5 of Series “A Day in the Life of a Woman”.
Johura lives on an island on a river in Bangladesh with her husband and small children. They are very poor and, to supplement their income, Johura makes an arduous journey every day into Dakkha where she works as a machinist in a textile factory. Her life is hard, yet she strives to educate her own children as well as those of the neighbouring shanties. Franca Arena introduces her story.

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director

Barkat Ullah

co-producer

Barkat Ullah

Gian Manara

production company

Australia. Special Broadcasting Service

BTV Bangladesh

Asian Broadcasting Union

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

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A Day in the Life of a Woman

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A Day in the Life of a Woman

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