Articles tagged: Childrens Rights
A LETTER TO THE WORLD FROM AN AFGHAN GIRL
“Is this life? Is this humanity?” pleads Armineh*, a young Afghan girl, in a heartbreaking open letter sent to SAT-7 PARS. Living under the Taliban, Armineh speaks of how “this is the end of all my dreams” and calls for the world to hear her voice.
RAISING AWARENESS OF RESTRICTION OF GIRLS UNDER THE TALIBAN
Zahra M. an Iranian journalist and social activist who recently travelled to Afghanistan was interviewed live on SAT-7 PARS program Insiders to raise awareness of the current situation of women and girls in Afghanistan under the Taliban. Zahra’s words and our viewer’s testimonies are a stark reminder of the rights and freedom of girls being severely restricted in the country while the world marks International Day of the Girl Child today, on 11 October.
SAT-7 ACADEMY VIEWER ENGAGEMENT DOUBLES
Viewer engagement with SAT-7 ACADEMY doubled in March, as Middle Eastern children and parents accessed the education and support offered by the brand in large numbers. As lockdowns continue, there has been a particularly strong, emotive response to the children’s rights campaign produced by the gameshow Puzzle.
POWERFUL MUSIC VIDEOS PROMOTE CHILD RIGHTS IN ISOLATED HOMES
With families isolated at home across the Middle East due to Covid-19, children’s rights in the region are under intensified threat. At this crucial time, SAT-7 KIDS premieres music videos highlighting issues including mental health, child marriage, and violence, created by young people and beamed straight into viewers’ homes.
CHAMPIONING CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
As today is Universal Children’s Day and the 30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, Christian broadcaster SAT-7 KIDS is championing for children. In a region where childhoods are often cut short, year-round the channel raises awareness of children’s rights among its young viewers, their parents, and wider society in the Middle East and North Africa.