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Welcome to Womanhood

Charlotte Metcalf
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In the remote Kapchorwe region of Uganda, female circumcision ceremonies occur every two years. To combat the practice, the UN Population Fund initiated the REACH program that attempted to substitute other initation ceremonies in place of FGM. BBC reporter donu Kogbara returns to see whether the program has succeeded.


Charlotte Metcalf, Director/Producer of "Welcome to Womanhood," has an MA in English Literature form Cambridge University and took a course in directing at the National Film and TV School in Beaconsfeld. Since 1981 she has directed numerous documentaries for the BBC and wrote and directed many films for the UN in Asia and Africa on women's rights to be shown around the world.

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John Hoskyns-Abrahall, President
Bullfrog Productions
POB 149 Oley, PA 19547
phone: 610-779-8226
fax: 610-370-1978

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