Merck Foundation and African First Ladies Announce More Than a Mother Africa Film Awards 2021 to Break Infertility Stigma and Support Girl Education in Africa

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Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the call for applications of Merck Foundation Film Awards ‘More Than a Mother‘ 2021 in collaboration with African First Ladies who are likewise the Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother. The awards are open for all African Filmmakers and Students.

The Merck Foundation humanitarian arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the call for applications of Merck Foundation Film Awards & lsquo; More Than a Mother & rsquo; 2021 in collaboration with African First Ladies who are also the Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother. The awards are open for all African Filmmakers and Students. They are invited to share a movie and produce or a DOCU-DRAMA to deliver prominent and strong messages about breaking Infertility preconception, Empowering Girls and Women through Education at all levels. Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, President of Merck Foundation More than a Mother stressed, & ldquo; We have released the award in partnership with my dear sis 20 African First Ladies. The goal is to motivate appealing filmmakers and brand-new talents across the continent to utilize their skill to develop a film or docu-drama to communicate messages to break the preconception of infertility and advise our communities that Women are more than Just Mothers and Men are more than Just Fathers. It takes both a male and a lady to have a kid. Likewise, empower girls and ladies through education at all levels. & rdquo; & ldquo; Films have played a considerable role in bringing about a culture shift in society worldwide over for several years. I strongly think that this visual”

“medium plays a crucial function in raising awareness about sensitive problems such as infertility preconception and supporting women & rsquo; education. Movies are invited in 3 languages: English, French, and Portuguese, & rdquo; added Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej. Merck Foundation selection committee will pick the leading three films from the incoming entries. “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother“is a strong motion that intends to empower sterile ladies through access to details, education, and change of mind-set. With “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” campaign

“, Merck Foundation has started a cultural shift to de-stigmatize infertility and empower women and girls through education at all levels. & ldquo; Filmmakers, it & rsquo; s time to display your skill and contribute towards making a distinction in society with your special movies with strong and pertinent messages about infertility preconception and women empowerment, especially infertile
“and childless females. And to likewise showcase the significance of lady education, & rdquo; included Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej. Details about Merck Foundation Africa Film Awards & lsquo; More Than a Mother & rsquo; 2021 Who can apply? All African Filmmakers and Students are invited to develop and share a FILM or a DOCUDRAMA to provide prominent and strong messages to break Infertility stigma, and/ or Empowering Girls and Women through Education and at ‘all levels. Last Date of Submission-30 th August

2021 How to Apply? Please share
your work as YouTube links on: [email protected]!.?.! The subject line of the mail must mention: Merck Foundation FILM Awards & ldquo; More Than a Mother & rdquo; 2021 Please define your name, institution country, name, and contact details in the mail. Cash prize:
Position First Award

Second AwardThird Award
Prize cashUSD 1000USD 700

USD 500 For additional information on the awards, please visit our website: www.merck-foundation.com

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