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Taxi Sisters

25 May

A film based on Taxi Sister Project PDF, a collaborative project (between the Senegal’s Ministry for Family and Female Entrepreneurship and a private enterprise), that began in May of 2007 as an anti-poverty initiative.

“With the help of a progressive government initiative supporting female taxi drivers, there are 15 female taxi drivers in Dakar … that’s out of 15,000 taxi drivers. Who’s talking about women’s equity besides Senegal’s government? Promising Swedish/Burkinabe director and producer Theresa Traore Dahlberg is, in her documentary Taxi Sister which follows a woman behind the wheel who grapples with society’s view and expectations on women. Watch the trailer below “…

HT: Bombastic Element

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Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Other Stuff, Women

 

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