Child marriage is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicity. It denies girls their rights to health, to live in security and to choose when and whom they marry. It cuts short girls’ education and traps them, their families and their communities in a cycle of poverty.
Dark Triptych: Miita
The third and final short film from the Dark Triptych series reflects the growing social concerns of child bride.
As a young wife, Miita finally finds comfort in her first pregnancy after enduring years of marital rape, physical violence, mental and emotional abuse at the hands of her husband, until one day she decides to take matters into her own hands to protect her newborn daughter.