Articles tagged: women
FROM SOAP STAR TO CHRISTIAN TALK SHOW HOST
Soap operas are hugely popular in Turkey. But former soap actor Şemsa Deniz Tolunay reckons she has landed an even better role as host of the first live Christian women’s show available on Turkey’s national TV satellite platform.
ENCOURAGING WOMEN TO PRESS FORWARD
In line with the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018 was “Press for Progress,” SAT-7’s Needle and New Thread program shares stories of women who have persevered and reached their goals through the support and encouragement of their mentors, including men.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON THE STREETS OF EGYPT
The recent allegations of sexual harassment have sent ripples worldwide. The #metoo hashtag on social media united victims and supporters alike. My experience in Egypt, however, is that sexual harassment isn’t limited to the workspace but is loud and proud on the streets too.
SHARING WOMEN’S STORIES OF HOPE IN HARD TIMES
When Amira asked God for a marriage that was “out of the ordinary”, her prayer was answered – but not in the way she had expected. She and her fiancé, Farid, had a full and happy life serving alongside each other in their church until Farid’s sudden and severe kidney failure changed everything.
CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF CHANGING GIRLS’ WORLDS
The SAT-7 PARS team recently celebrated the first anniversary of the weekly live show A Girl’s World. Many Persian speaking girls across the Middle East were also celebrating because they have finally found an engaging and relatable television show created especially for them.
MISS EGYPT PROMOTES INNER BEAUTY ON SAT-7
A recent episode of Needle and New Thread shared a Christian attitude to beauty. Sandra Saeed, crowned Miss Egypt International 2016, appeared on the talk show to discuss inner and outward beauty.
‘GIRL’S WORLD’ – REACHING OUT TO YOUNG WOMEN
Throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), gender discrimination is rife. Women are considered to have lower status and value than men; there are limited education and employment opportunities for girls and women, and they are often subject to injustice and abuse.