Articles tagged: equality
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 PRESENTER URGES ACTION AFTER LATEST FEMICIDE IN TURKEY
A SAT-7 women’s show host has made an impassioned call to Turkish authorities to protect women amid widespread outrage over the murder of a 27-year-old student.
DARE TO DREAM FOR EQUALITY
Religious, gender, social and ethnic inequality are major concerns people deal with in the Middle East and North Arica. While the severity of the inequality may differ, these issues are prevalent across the region.
EXPECTANT MOTHER’S HOPE FOR FUTURE
Melis* is a SAT-7 TÜRK team member. She ensures that viewers are kept up to date with Christian news from Turkey and abroad. She is also expecting her first baby. Here, Melis shares her insights as a soon-to-be mother.
SAT-7 IS CHANGING PERCEPTIONS ABOUT WOMEN
SAT-7’s Communications Director, Mette Swartz, reflects on women’s rights and equality in the Middle East and North Africa. She cites a recent UN Women survey and discusses the role SAT-7 plays in creating a shift in the region.