Season 1 Episode 6

Why the Children?

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Feb 22, 2002 on PBS
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Why the Children?
"Why the Children?" is an episode from Now which brings the plight of young girls in South Africa to the spotlight. Jamila Paksima presents their horrendous experience, being physically abused by step-fathers and inflicted with HIV for no fault of theirs. Later, Bill Moyers talks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu who treats this as a new form of apartheid and pleads with the people to unite against this social evil.moreless

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