Articles tagged: women
IRAQI WOMEN’S STORIES OF FAITH AND STRENGTH IN ADVERSITY
Women from Iraq have shared powerful stories of faith and strength in the face of adversity as part of two special SAT-7 documentaries that highlighted the resilience of the Church in a country blighted by conflict and instability.
NEW TURKISH PROGRAMS SHARE GOD’S WORD WITH SUFFERING NATION
New programs for 2024 on SAT-7’s Turkish-language channel aim to support people with the power of God’s Word and highlight His work in Türkiye, both past and present.
TOGETHER WITH WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
“I am grateful for your help and encouragement which really lifts my spirits. I believe the Lord is showing me, through you, that I am not alone and even in the most difficult circumstances there is help and guidance for me. I hope for healing for Iran in the name of the Lord Jesus”. Pariyah, SAT-7 viewer in Iran.
“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).
OUT OF SCHOOL: ADDRESSING THE MENA’S EDUCATION CRISIS
In a region where poverty, human rights abuses, gender inequality, and conflict impact millions of lives, education can bring hope for a better future. But as the world marks the International Day of Education (24 January), nearly 15 million children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are not in school, with girls especially affected.
New podcast shares inspirational story of abused Syrian woman
Hawra’, from Syria, shared her harrowing but ultimately empowering story on SAT-7’s new podcast for women in the Middle East. Hosted by Sirene Semerdjian, the presenter of You Are Not Alone on SAT-7 ARABIC, Ana Podcast features interviews with extraordinary women who have overcome adversity.
SURVEY REVEALS VIEWS OF IRANIAN AND AFGHAN VIEWERS
After many months of nationwide protests in Iran under the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom”, SAT-7 surveyed viewers in the country about their views on women’s rights and religious freedom. The survey, which also included responses from viewers in Afghanistan, will inform the new season of Insiders, a program that advocates for gender equality and Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB).
Women prisoners in Lebanon share stories of struggle and faith
“In life it’s said that behind every door there is new hope and a new opportunity to love, find joy, and live life with all its ups and downs. But what happens when the door opens into a prison cell? What becomes of life then? And who do you turn into?”