Articles tagged: FGM
“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.
SAT-7 PARS Takes The Fight Against FGM To Iran
Following the death of 14-year-old Egyptian Nada Abdul Maksoud, SAT-7 continues to call for an end to the life-destroying practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As we mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM (6 Feb), SAT-7 adds Iran – where few are aware that it is practiced – to its advocacy audience, opening up a conversation that could save lives.
Equipping children to know their rights
Girls in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are too frequently denied their right to a childhood that is safe, healthy, and happy. As part of SAT-7’s work to equip the coming generation, our programs help girls and young women to know their rights.