Independent Lens

Season 9 Episode 7

Sisters in Law

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Nov 27, 2007 on PBS
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Sisters in Law
In this exploration of the law in Cameroon, Sisters in Law looks at state prosecutor Vera Ngassa and Court President Beatrice Ntuba in their fight to encourage women to speak out against abuse. These women are fighting an uphill battle - the abused women are pressured by family to remain silent. Ngassa and Ntuba, though, deal with their clients with compassion and hand down stiff sentences to the accused.moreless

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