Woman

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (55)

In this docuseries, Gloria Steinem travels all over the globe looking for places where women are faced with violence and oppression merely because of their gender. Steinem visits Pakistan, El Salvador, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia, where women's lives are fraught. She also explores the US military and the indigenous communities of Canada, where women are often the target of sexual violence.

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Seasons
Pakistan: On the Frontlines
8. Pakistan: On the Frontlines
June 28, 2016
Extremist violence in Pakistan is profoundly affecting the female population. We explore how women are responding to the threat and creating change.
USA: Assault in the Military
7. USA: Assault in the Military
June 21, 2016
Sexual assault in the U.S. military affects women disproportionately. We meet with survivors and military personnel to find out what’s being done to combat the problem.
El Salvador: Femicide
6. El Salvador: Femicide
June 14, 2016
Every year, hundreds of women in El Salvador are being murdered just because they’re women. We explore the culture of machismo and gang violence to find out why.
USA: Mothers Behind Bars
5. USA: Mothers Behind Bars
June 7, 2016
The U.S. locks up more women than any other country. Most of them are mothers, and their children will likely end up in prison, creating a repeating cycle of incarceration.
Zambia: Child Brides
4. Zambia: Child Brides
May 31, 2016
We follow a 14-year-old Zambian girl through a pre-wedding ritual before she marries a 48-year-old man, and we learn how child marriage threatens the entire region.
Canada: The Missing First Nations
3. Canada: The Missing First Nations
May 24, 2016
The First Nations women of Canada are disappearing and being murdered at an alarming rate.
Colombia: The Women of FARC
2. Colombia: The Women of FARC
May 17, 2016
As Colombia nears the end of a fifty-year civil war, we meet current and former female FARC soldiers to find out how they will be reintegrated into society.
DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War
1. DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War
May 10, 2016
As rival militias and armies battle for control of mineral-rich territories in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rape of women has become a routine military tactic.
Description

In this docuseries, Gloria Steinem travels all over the globe looking for places where women are faced with violence and oppression merely because of their gender. Steinem visits Pakistan, El Salvador, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia, where women's lives are fraught. She also explores the US military and the indigenous communities of Canada, where women are often the target of sexual violence.

Woman is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on May 10, 2016.

Where to Watch Woman

Woman is available for streaming on the Viceland website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Woman on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (55)