Articles tagged: Womens Rights
Our sisters deserve life to the full
Iranians have recently been shocked by the news of two “honour killings” of women, including one believed to have been killed for her faith in Christ. Iranian Christian Omeed Jouyandé explains how Iran’s laws reinforce the discrimination that can underly these crimes, and how SAT-7 PARS offers an alternative in the Christian message of freedom.
WOMEN FIND “NEW IDENTITY” IN CHRIST
In Persian societies, a woman’s identity is often defined only in relation to their father or husband. Women can face devastating social challenges and a lack of rights. Now, the SAT-7 PARS program New Identity is helping Persian-speaking women discover and explore their true identities in Christ as beloved ones of God.
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
As Increasing numbers of people across the region face hunger and invisible, marginalised groups are living under harsher conditions due to the pandemic, this week’s four important United Nations Days offer the opportunity to highlight vital issues across the MENA, celebrate and pray for the invisible heroines of the region and witness how God is already working in their lives.
“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.
Heart-Winning Drama Tackles Prejudice, Promotes Rights
A new SAT-7 ARABIC drama will promote women’s and minority rights among millions of viewers in the Middle East. By allowing them to identify with those who are different, Backstage will encourage the tolerance that is greatly needed as new, coronavirus-related human rights abuses hit the region’s most marginalised people.