Articles tagged: Türkiye
Change and freedom for women
“In our community, we agreed that our daughter will marry our neighbour once she’s mature. But when I saw the early marriage clip, and I remembered what happened to me, I gained a little bit of strength to fight for my daughter and stop what happened to me happening to her.”
Rescue teams return to You are Not Alone to share stories of faith and hope among the tragedy of the Türkiye and Syria earthquakes
Ali Safieldeen, a Lebanese civil defense worker who was part of a rescue mission to Syria returned to the program to share a follow up story, and a heartbreaking story from his own life that urges him to do the work he does.
SAT-7 Amplifies The Voices Of Syrian Earthquake Survivors
SAT-7 ARABIC program You Are Not Alone has lent its platform for Syrian families and church leaders to testify to the situation and needs on the ground in the wake of the earthquake.
Parents Ask for support on Taboo topics
The SAT-7 TÜRK parenting discussion program Parents are Asking has been dealing with the issue of child sexual abuse, raising awareness of the problem among Turkish parents and helping them to prevent it.
SAT-7 TÜRK actively supporting young people
Living in Türkiye amid economic crisis and unemployment is difficult for young people. Many feel unhappy and are very worried about the future: how to get a place at university, find a job and earn a living. So young people need the right influences to help them make good decisions and to shape their thoughts, relationships, aspirations, and dreams. To help provide this support, SAT-7 TÜRK participated in September in a Christian youth festival, which is organised by churches in the country every three years.
SAT-7 TÜRK: resourcing Christians in Türkiye
“There were always many Christians in Türkiye, but when I was a young Christian there were no books. But now in Türkiye there is this channel that is an essential resource and guides young people,” a church leader in Türkiye recently shared. Through SAT-7 TÜRK today, believers in Türkiye have access not only to books and television, but also to digital media to support them in their faith.
SHOWING AT-RISK WOMEN IN TÜRKIYE THEIR TRUE WORTH
As Turkish society continues to be shocked by high numbers of femicides, SAT-7 is reaching out to vulnerable women with a simple message: you are not alone. A second series of a powerful program offering support to them has launched, one year on from Türkiye’s troubling withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.