Cosas de Mujeres
Rosa Martha Fernández / Cine Mujer
This documentary, produced by the Mexican collective Cine-Mujer, denounces the problem of clandestine abortion in Mexico. The case of a young sociology student who lives an unwanted pregnancy and is subjected to the humiliation of a clandestine operation. The girl, sick from bad surgery, is taken by a friend to the General Hospital where she meets the testimony of other women who have had abortions. The film also reveals shocking statistics on the deaths caused by this type of operations carried out under precarious conditions.