Articles tagged: FGM
“NOTHING LESS THAN A CRIME”: SPEAKING OUT AGAINST FGM
“Why did they do it to us? I will never do this to my daughter.” As the world marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) this week, SAT-7 viewers and programs are speaking out against this devastating practice, which affects almost 50 million girls and women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
“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.