Articles tagged: women
SAT-7 VIEWERS MORE LIKELY TO SUPPORT WOMEN’S RIGHTS, SURVEYS SHOW
Women and men who watched SAT-7’s Arabic women’s program Needle and New Thread were more likely to support women’s rights to live free from violence and discrimination, says an independent evaluation that shows the program successfully raised awareness among high percentages of viewers.
THE CRY FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN
“We don’t want to be subject to this rule – we want to have freedom!” is the cry from an Afghan woman on SAT-7 PARS as women, children, and minorities including Christians face a dire threat to their safety, their rights, and their future.
Exposing mothers’ lack of legal protection: Samira’s story
For five years and six months, Samira* shares, she was separated from her two young children with no recourse to see them or fight for custody. A recent episode of SAT-7 ARABIC’s You are Not Alone tells Samira’s story and highlights the lack of legal protections that can leave Middle Eastern women, and their children, very vulnerable.
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.
WOMEN’S PROGRAM HELPS VIEWERS “CHOOSE LIFE”
With an innovative social media campaign, women’s program Needle and New Thread challenged viewers to “choose life” each day for 30 days. Since then, a group of strong Middle Eastern women have continued life-changing journeys, finding growth and fulfilment despite oppression and proving that over time, small changes really do become big ones.
FORGIVING, A STEP TO HEALING
The ringing of the phone breaks the silence of the SAT-7 TÜRK office, which is shut for the night. The answering machine picks up, and after the tone, a woman’s voice echoes through the silence.
CELEBRATING LIFE BEYOND DISABILITIES
A flight of stairs can seem like Mount Everest if you’re sitting in a wheelchair. Without sight, walking beside a busy road is like walking along the edge of a cliff. Everyday life suddenly becomes challenging when dealing with a disability. However, SAT-7 TÜRK’s program, Obstacle Overcomers, explores the lives beyond such limitations.