Among 410 million people, there are 416 million cell phones, and growing at 5 million per year! Both internet and social media users are growing at 14% per year in this region. An average of 30 hours per week are spent online, and almost 20 hours per week watching TV.
That is 50% MORE than Americans. Violence against women is one of the most significant epidemics in this region today. In the last 25 years, suicide increased 100%, compared to 19% increase in the rest of the world. Unveiling Joy’s partners are effectively using media to empower Arab women to pursue safety, hope, and joy while lifting the veil of anguish and abuse.