11 December 2006 - A teenager in Bangladesh transforms her slum by spreading health and hygiene

Tape#: JN 6366
video b-roll still

Doly Akter, 17, educates her neighbours on health and hygiene in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

View Clip
(Real format)

Production date: 21 – 23 May 2006

Duration: 2:02

Keywords: UNICEF, children, hygiene, sanitation, early marriage, Bangladesh

Main shooting locations: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Main sequences: 

UNICEF's 'State of the World's Children 2007': In Dhaka, Bangladesh, teen Doly Akter helps educate her neighbours on hygiene and sanitation, as well as social issues such as early marriage.

'The State of the World's Children' – UNICEF’s flagship annual publication, to be released on 11 December in New York – asserts that gender equality is pivotal to human progress and sustainable development.


Read the shotlist and script (PDF format) in:

To order: Note title and click here.