News18 Journalists Win Prominent Laadli Award for Gender Level Of Sensitivity2020
News18 reporters Adrija Bose and Runjhun Sharma were awarded Population First’s prominent Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2020.
News18 com’s Adrija Bose received the Jury Gratitude Citation (North) for her story ‘ Between Masaan And Moksha: Being A Dom Lady In Varanasi’ The story concentrated on ladies from the marginalized Dom community of Varanasi, who burn remains and are thought about ‘untouchables’, and their battles of living in a society that demands of them to not be seen or heard.
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CNN-News18’s Runjhun Sharma won Best News Report for her story on sexual assault of kids in government-run schools in Delhi. The thorough reportage discovered the vulnerability of young kids to sexual predators and the absence of security webs in government-run schools in the nationwide capital.
CNN-News18’s @Runjhunsharmas wins the prominent UNFPA Laadli Award for Gender Level Of Sensitivity2020 Here is her powerful story on ‘Young boy Kid Abuse in Govt. run Schools in the National Capital’ which won the award for best News Report. pic.twitter.com/rLkVutQrow
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Seventy-five mediapersons received the awards while 18 received jury appreciation citations for their work. The stories included those published in the languages of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, and English, Population First, a social effect company, stated in a press release.
The winners were selected from 4 regions, North, East, West, and South. The categories were news story, function, investigative story, post, editorial, op-ed, column, podcast, electronic, blog, and social networks campaign, journalism release added.
Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Rekha Sharma was the primary visitor of the occasion, and said that she hoped the media would create an environment that will motivate females.
” All laws to help ladies are in place, we require media’s assistance for a much better application of the laws. That will only happen when the state of minds change and media can assist change mindsets through its reporting and campaigns,” she said.
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