Articles tagged: Egypt
“MUCH WORK TO BE DONE” FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN THE MENA
While some news headlines show hope and progress, others reveal there is still a long road ahead in the fight for gender equality and opportunities for women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As part of the efforts towards change, SAT-7 continues to beam messages for educating viewers, advocating for the marginalised, and encouraging new perspectives.
Heart-Winning Drama Tackles Prejudice, Promotes Rights
A new SAT-7 ARABIC drama will promote women’s and minority rights among millions of viewers in the Middle East. By allowing them to identify with those who are different, Backstage will encourage the tolerance that is greatly needed as new, coronavirus-related human rights abuses hit the region’s most marginalised people.
Coronavirus in Egypt and the day WhatsApp caught fire
SAT-7 Egypt journalist Mary Joseph describes how the arrival of Coronavirus set light to social media and how SAT-7’s voice is being heard above the clamour while the country’s houses of worship are silenced.
NEW TALK SHOW AMPLIFIES YOUNG WOMEN’S CRY FOR EQUALITY
“I want to feel safe out on the street” was the powerful cry from a young woman on You Enlighten Us. Presented by youth, for youth, SAT-7 ARABIC’s new talk show has been ground-breaking from its conception – but in challenging gender inequality in its first episodes, the program establishes itself as a true vehicle for positive change.
A REASON FOR CHRISTIANS
Mary Joseph, SAT-7 Egypt Communications Officer, describes how Christians in Egypt prepare for Christmas every year, sharing her reflections of losing two relatives in a church bombing in Cairo, and how this affected her family’s perspective and approach towards the Christmas gatherings and festivities.
SAT-7 KIDS VIEWERS CRY OUT TO GOD FOR SYRIA – WILL YOU?
As fresh violence devastates northern Syria, the children’s worship program Family of Jesus is uniting its young viewers in heartfelt prayer for the country. Will you join SAT-7 KIDS viewers in crying out to God?
THE GIRL WHO FORGAVE ISIS
In December 2014, a SAT-7 KIDS crew visited Iraqi Kurdistan, where they planned to tell the stories of child refugees who had fled from ISIS. But in a camp in Erbil, something even more profound took place. Presenter Essam Nagy met a little girl who would change his life and inspire millions around the world.
HELPING KIDS NAVIGATE THE WORLD GOD’S WAY
Many children in the Middle East and North Africa are growing up without learning to show tolerance to those different from them. This gives them little chance to challenge extremism, or to become peacemakers in their divided, unequal region. But we can change this – and SAT-7 KIDS is making a program that will.