Articles tagged: refugees
Proclaiming freedom: free to be included
Enjoying rights and freedoms, including access to basic services such as healthcare and education, is a challenge in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and even more so during the pandemic. In a region characterised by economic crisis and ethnic and religious division, life for many minorities – including refugees – has never been tougher.
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
THE PLIGHT OF REFUGEES – SPEAKING OUT FOR MINORITY RIGHTS
As refugee and minority rights remain under threat in their region, Middle East Christians counter discrimination with a message of God’s love. From Iran and Afghanistan to countries across the Arab World, SAT-7 programs promote acceptance and full human rights in many contexts where minorities face injustice.
HOW MANY CHILDREN WILL “BACK TO SCHOOL” LEAVE BEHIND IN 2020?
As we approach the new school year, many parents in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are asking the same question: “Will my kids go back to school at all this year?” As families face this uncertainty along with severe economic challenges, SAT-7 ACADEMY is a trusted resource that ensures no child need be left behind.
ON WORLD EDUCATION DAY, SAT-7 STANDS FOR LEARNING FOR ALL
As we celebrate World Education Day (24 Jan), SAT-7 ARABIC launches a new season of Follow Up, a first-of-its-kind program with education’s role in peace-building at its heart. The show helps parents and teachers support all children, including those with special educational needs, to thrive in the Middle East’s under-resourced school systems and go on to take their places in society.
INSPIRING YOUNG SYRIAN WOMAN IS LIVING PROOF OF SAT-7’S IMPACT
A young Syrian woman who grew up with SAT-7 KIDS is living proof of the channel’s lasting positive impact. Sarah Rose, who devotes her time to serving others, credits the Christian broadcaster with helping her develop her faith and strong values – even as she spent her entire adolescence in a warzone.
SAT-7 SHARES HOPE OF CHRIST’S BIRTH WITH DISPLACED KIDS
This Christmas, SAT-7 KIDS brings light and hope to displaced Syrian children at a centre in Damascus, where staff use its programs both during advent and year-round. This new use of SAT-7 shows joins the Christian broadcaster’s many lifelines for displaced children and families, which include education and parenting support.
CHURCHES IN JORDAN REACHING OUT TO REFUGEES FOR CHRISTMAS
Following last year’s Christmas Stories episodes filmed on the rooftop of the SAT-7 Egypt Studios, this year SAT-7 ARABIC is broadcasting a second Christmas Stories special coming to us from Jordan. This Christmas special broadcast is focused on the needs of refugees residing in Jordan emphasizing the efforts of churches of various denominations reaching out to help them.