Elles sèment le monde de demain


Documentary on the issue of gender in Africa.

In the heart of the Great Lakes region, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi are two of the poorest countries in the world. They are marked by a broken democratic process and recurring violence but also by food insecurity that affects more than 70% of the population. Here, as in a very large part of Africa, agriculture is the main sector of the economy and it is women who provide the bulk of food production. Despite their vital role, it is only beginning to be valued in the interest of society as a whole, men, women and children. They Sow the World of Tomorrow draws the portrait of Générose, Christine and Germaine, three women on their way towards their emancipation.


Directors: Yann Verbeke & Stéfanne Prijot
Photography: Yann Verbeke & Stéfanne Prijot
Edit: Yann Verbeke
Producers: Switch Asbl
Language: French
Lenght: 26 min
Locations: DR Congo, Burundi & Rwanda
Year: 2017

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