Articles tagged: discrimination
Exposing mothers’ lack of legal protection: Samira’s story
For five years and six months, Samira* shares, she was separated from her two young children with no recourse to see them or fight for custody. A recent episode of SAT-7 ARABIC’s You are Not Alone tells Samira’s story and highlights the lack of legal protections that can leave Middle Eastern women, and their children, very vulnerable.
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.
SAT-7 PROMOTES IMPACTFUL CINEMA
SAT-7 ARABIC highlights winner of Catholic Film Festival 2019 to raise awareness of societal outcasts. The Egyptian feature film Yomeddine, has won ten awards for its role in shedding light on the lives of the marginalised.
REFORMING ATTITUDES TO DISABILITY
“Thank you, Lord, for changing the bitterness in my life to singing.” 28-year-old Waheed Ata broke into this spontaneous and heartfelt prayer as he shared his life story with viewers of SAT-7 ARABIC’s program, Reforming.
‘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.
MOTIVATING YOUTH TOWARDS SUCCESS
SAT-7 TÜRK’s Careers program inspires teenagers to aim for a bright future. At a challenging time for Turkey, the show is helping viewers to thrive, not only in their spiritual lives but also in the workplace.