Articles tagged: Woman
Six months on: Persian women still calling for freedom
Six months have passed since the tragic death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, at the hands of the Iranian authorities. Against a backdrop of government oppression and police brutality, passionate protesters in the country continue to call for freedom. As Iranian women and girls seek a brighter future, SAT-7 has been amplifying their stories and prayers to the nation.
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.”
HONOURING MARGINALISED WOMEN IN IRAN, AFGHANISTAN, AND TAJIKISTAN
SAT-7 PARS’ live women’s program Insiders is challenging culturally accepted actions and behaviour that restrict women’s rights and lives in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, and reinforce the notion of women as second-class citizens. A special episode of Insiders broadcast on Women’s Day, 8 March, will highlight the role of women as heads of households and as breadwinners.
IRANIAN WOMAN TESTIFIES TO SAT-7 PARS’ IMPACT IN HER LIFE
Laleh*, an Iranian viewer of SAT-7’s Persian-language channel SAT-7 PARS, recently described how the channel has helped her grow in faith and find peace in Christ. Through its programs and dedicated viewer support teams, SAT-7 PARS has been serving viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan for over 15 years.
BRINGING HOPE TO THE NEXT GENERATION
Parastoo Poortaheri, from Iran, is the Presenter of SAT-7 PARS’ weekly children’s program A Girl’s World. Here, she shares how she wants to use this platform to bring hope to the next generation of Persian girls.