No Woman No Cry : Film Analysis

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From the film No woman No cry, it has shown me the reality of the Womanhood and how hard it is to become a mother. In Korean culture, we also have the similar perspective on mothers like most places in the world as it shown in the film. Many people do believe that role of the mothers are to let go of their true identity as themselves and to be someone who is willing to sacrifice themselves for their child in order to earn the title a mother. In many cultures, even in western countries where it seems to be more developed and women seemed to voice out their opinions more, many women do go through the constructed mindset that our social institution have formed on the word Mother. Before watching this film, my perspective of mother was…show more content…
Furthermore, it mentioned that 90 % of death during pregnancy can be preventable. If I did not watch this film, I would have not known about this horrifying facts about women. Now I am more aware of this issues and I am able to see things from perspective that other women who have be aware of this issues. Hearing and looking at their situations compared to where I live allow me to realize how privileged I am to be living in the country where health care and support systems are available. In Bangladesh, women are criticized by the community if they cannot get pregnant. Women are viewed as if they are born to only give birth and that they do not have any values. I feel that the institution have objectified women as only child bearing being. That mindset that people have in women made me feel agitated. As I was watching the film, one woman from Bangladesh shared how not being able to give birth is her fault. If she was not able to become pregnant with her third child, her husband were to be with different woman because she did not fulfill her role as a good wife. The way husband views his wife seemed to me as if she had no value to him other than just someone who will give birth to his child. All the burden and the pain that she is having during her pregnancy is carried onto her and is for her to keep it all into herself. In my understanding, husband is just for her economic
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