Sunday, August 21, 2016

State Level Program for Media fellows on Child Rights-SRHR Project; 19-08-2016- At Press Club

Tharuni Organised State Level Program For Media Fellows on Child Rights and Violation of SRHR and Child Abuse, at Press Club on 19-08-2016 from 2 to 5 P.M. Sri Kismath Kumar, Former Director of State  Juvenile Welfare Board was the chief Guest. He enlightened the Journalists, both Print & Electronic Media on the J J Act 2014 in a detailed manner.Dr. P. Hemalatha Devi Retd. Prof. Mass Communications & Journalism, explained on Ethical Reporting on children issues. Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder of Tharuni,presented on Child Labour act & POCSO Act.The three speakers have reiterated that the Media has to protect the best interests of Children always.If the Journalists commit any mistake in writing and exposing the Child, against its interests , they will be fined upto 2 lakhs & sentence them up to 6 months term of imprisonment, under the Act.
The Program was participated by Anitha from Center for Media Studies, Reporters of Print Media and Electronic Media. Tharuni Team Members Sathyanarayana and Ailesh Yadav  organised the Program.

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