The third development focus of SAT-7 Education & Development is Social Development. The Educational Channel will include programs teaching conflict sensitive educational content with topics related to peace such as critical thinking, human rights, citizenship education, non-violence, conflict prevention and resolution.
62 episodes of INEWS, produced by ICONS.
Children Rights (with focus on violence in Schools) 14 short movies to be delivered by the end of July.
Rural Income and Economic enhancement project: 15 minutes’ movie on economic development for rural areas in Egypt.
FGM campaign: 11 short movies and spots on female circumcision.
Women’s rights: 15 to 30 minutes, 5 movies on women’s rights and gender equality.
Work in Progress (عمل لم يكتمل بعد): 15 episodes of 30 minutes’ movies on treating kids with special needs.
Garbage and recycling: 15 minutes on the problem of garbage, and recycling as a solution.
Stop Sexual Harassment (امسك متحرش). 15 minute episodes on sexual harassment.
Unemployment (شغلني شكرًا): 12 minutes film on unemployment and micro-enterprises.
Bridges (SAT-7 ARABIC)
An Arabic-language weekly Pan-Arab current affairs program, broadcasted live via satellite from Cairo throughout the MENA region, since 2013. It aims to give voice to members of Arab society that are not often given such voice, and to create a forum for open and free discussion on issues of importance to democratic transition, in the form of a weekly, live current affairs TV program, broadcast via satellite. The direct target group of the program is the general adult Arab audience of SAT-7 throughout the Arab region.
Hope for Tomorrow (SAT-7 ARABIC)
Shows stories of women who were victims of different aspects of violence, whether sexual, physical or other acts of discrimination and how they sought help. The program ran from 2015 to 2016, aiming to empower women and female viewers of the show to stand up for their rights while offering practical advice on how to avoid situations that might leave the women in danger and being harassed.
Needle and Thread (SAT-7 ARABIC)
A live current affairs show since 2015 exploring personal issues and challenges which women and girls experience in their society. The program seeks to be a threshold to a new world of freedom and imagination for women. It provides affirmation, validation, and encouragement in the environment, where single women not only deal with restrictions from their families, community and society but also face a huge social stigma. The new concept (Season 05) of Needle and Thread seeks to empower every woman to make active decisions and choices to live their life in full.
Router – aka Fakebook (SAT-7 KIDS)
A sitcom which aired in 2016 and explored the digitally obsessed lives of its six protagonists and the funny situations they get into. The program’s aim was to highlight how many teens today have easier access to technology than any other generation and urges viewers, through a series of comical story-lines, to consider the negative impacts digital obsession can have on our lives.
DokDok’s Family (SAT-7 KIDS)
Has run since 2016 and follows the exploits of a teenage inventor who in each episode takes viewers on a journey filled with valuable life-lessons and aims to encourage young viewers to use their talents and abilities to help others and bring happiness into their lives.
Egyptopia (Misr Topia) (SAT-7 KIDS, SAT-7 ARABIC)
A program since 2015 where different kids from different backgrounds are gathering in a camp and, in each episode, they learn about the main principles that hold a community together to build their city. In each episode, a well-known expert is interviewed to comment on the principle presented, while there are also interviews with the kids and their trainers. Series 2 presents the different topics in creative animations this time.
Obstacle Overcomers (SAT-7 TURK)
A show running from 2016 on-wards about the lives of people with disabilities and how they have overcome them. The show includes visits to these people’s homes or offices and sharing of their successful stories with the audience.
Being a Woman in Turkey (SAT-7 TURK)
A women’s show since 2016 that describes the lives challenges and experiences living in Turkey.