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THE WHY FOUNDATION is a charitable organization that supports sustainable development by securing free access to reliable information for everyone. We produce and distribute documentary & multimedia content about human rights, democracy, justice and equality. Our documentaries are used in schools, community centres, public cinemas and brought to citizens at large through our growing network of 70+ public service television stations in 200 countries and territories.

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'Maid in Hell' and 'The Benefits of a Toilet' screen at UN HQ in New York

April 15, 2019

Last week our award-winning films, ‘The Benefits of a Toilet’ and ‘Maid in Hell’ were screened to a full audience at UN HQ in New York.

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WHY SLAVERY? outreach in Nigeria

March 29, 2019

In collaboration with the non-profit organization; PlaysafeFoundation, THE WHY has hosted screenings of the WHY SLAVERY? Film Maid in Hell reaching 5000 children in schoolsaround the country.

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‘Selling Children’ Community Screenings in India

March 26, 2019

On the 16th and 17th of March THE WHY’s partner New Beginnings Charitable Trust hosted two screenings of WHY:SLAVERY film ‘Selling Children’ in two villages in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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THE WHY works with partners across the world to extend free access to information for everyone.

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