Articles tagged: young people
Giving young people a voice
The Middle East and North Africa is one of the world’s youngest regions: those aged up to 24 comprise nearly half of the population – so ministering to children and young people is a key priority for SAT-7.
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.
POINTING YOUTH TO A PURPOSE-FILLED LIFE
Nineteen-year-old Joy Basta is a presenter on the SAT-7 KIDS’ program A Riddle and a Story. Being raised a pastor’s son and surrounded by church community did not exempt Joy from negative pressures at school. He shares his experience and gives insight into the struggles of the region’s youth today.
BREAKING THE SEX EDUCATION TABOO
As in many parts of the world, sexual abuse is rife in parts of the Middle East and North Africa. To make this worse, sex education is taboo. Many young people are adrift in a sea of misinformation. The SAT-7 ARABIC program Speak Up is helping parents communicate with their teenage children to better protect them from harm.