VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE MENA
Violence against women and girls is a widespread, devastating human rights violation in the Middle East – and societies also deny them a platform to speak out about it. Through live programs and audience support teams, SAT-7 gives women the valuable chance to be heard; today, we share their voices with you.
FATHERHOOD – WHAT’S THAT ALL ABOUT?
As Omeed Jouyande waved goodbye to his son, dropping him off at university, he was struck by the meaning of fatherhood in Christian life. As the world marks Universal Children’s Day, Iranian Christian and SAT-7 PARS staff member Omeed shares his insights in this special blog.
IRANIAN CHILDREN’S HOPE FOR THE FUTURE – IN DRAWINGS
In the run-up to Universal Children’s Day on 20 November, the SAT-7 PARS program Hashtag launched a campaign to encourage young viewers to visualise a future beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words – and these children’s drawings speak volumes of their hope for the future.
Rita’s Vlog – World Television Day
As the entire world has locked down and moved to consuming everything through their television screens, Rita El-Mounayer reflects on World Television Day 2020, a year where SAT-7 has never been busier as a lifeline for Christians across the Middle East and North Africa.
CHILDREN’S DAY: CELEBRATING YOUNG VIEWERS’ UNDAUNTED HOPE
This year has been one of successive crises in the Middle East and around the world, all of which threaten children’s rights and their future. Nevertheless, at SAT-7, we continue to witness the resilience, perseverance, and faith of children across the Middle East and North Africa as they dare to look ahead with hope.
BLOG: GOD AND TOILETS
On World Toilet Day (19 November), SAT-7 Development Officer Phil Hilditch answers why the global community dedicates a day to this convenience, what it means to live without it, and why Christians should care for those who do.
SAT-7 UNITES VIEWERS IN PRAYER THROUGH ONLINE CONFERENCE
SAT-7 ARABIC recently broadcast a three-day, live online worship conference featuring leaders of the Evangelical Church in Egypt who united in prayer for the Middle East and North Africa. As some churches stood closed and Christians in Egypt felt particularly vulnerable, Nehemiah’s Project: Let’s Build encouraged believers in isolation.
AN EXAMPLE OF OVERCOMING ENCOURAGES YOUTH
Ten years after a shattering cancer diagnosis, an Egyptian tennis champion returned to the court more powerful and resilient than before. In an interview on SAT-7 ARABIC’s new youth program A Way for Tomorrow, he shares his experience of battling the disease and his inspirational story of resilience and rebuilding.