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The documentary “Time to look at girls: Migrants in Bangladesh and Ethiopia” tells the story of adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Ethiopia who decided to leave their families and relatives to migrant to cities in order to find better future opportunities.

The documentary was directed by Marco Speroni, produced and researched by Katarzyna E. GRABSKA, Nicoletta DEL FRANCO and Marina de REGT.

The increasing number of girls migrating to cities is a momentous global change. Bangladesh and Ethiopia are two examples of countries where girls’ migration is on the rise. This film explores the circumstances, decision-making, experiences and consequences of migration for adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Ethiopia.

It is based on a research project “Time to look at girls: adolescent girls’ migration and development” that explores the links between migration of adolescent girls and economic, social and political factors that trigger their movements.

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