HURRIED STEPS is a hard hitting, powerful text written by Dacia Maraini and translated by Sharon Wood.
Written by Dacia Maraini to support stop violence against women and girls campaigns, the hour long play stimulates a discussion between a panel of experts and the audience to probe the reasons behind worldwide violence against women & girls.
"It gives you an international insight into the whole issue" - Audience feedback, Sydney
Hurried Steps by Dacia Maraini
HURRIED STEPS presents the stories of real women ranging from Belgium, Italy, Jordan, UK, Mexico , Nigeria, Tibet, Australia to Albania. The latest story - about FGM - was premiered in Sydney in November 2017. There is always a discussion panel following the performance.
The play has been performed to support the UN Women's Campaign - 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, White Ribbon Day, International Women's Day, Domestic Violence Awareness Week and Anti-Slavery Day it is suitable for Age 15yrs upwards. There is always a collection for the local women's services.
The full UK text was first produced in Association with the Finborough Theatre, London. The FGM story project was supported through the British Artists International Development Fund