Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tharuni Work Shop for Media Reporters at Warangal under SRHR Project on 27-09-2016

Tharuni conducted Workshop for Media Reporters and Journalists from Warangal District  at Haritha Kakathiya Hotel on 27th September 2016.Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer ,Founder, 'Tharuni' explained in detail about the  Child Laws and the how the Reporters have to react and report about the Children as victims of crime, or as witnesses or involved in the crime.The Children are voiceless and innocent ,Depending on the incident the journalists always keep in mind the best interests of the child.The child should not shown in the T.V. Channels and the Print Media and the  identity of the child may be hidden,  in his/her  best interests. The child must be in the presence of his parent/ guardian, while interviewing him.Too much of questioning by different media Reporters  cause him trauma and stress.The JJ Act and other Legal proceedings must be followed by the journalists always. Otherwise they will be punished and penalised with one lakh rupees fine and six months Jail under the law.
This interface  Meeting was attended by different journalists of both Print and Electronic Media, and the Village Child Protection Committees, Leaders of Girls Groups Sirisha and Rajeswari and Geesukonda Sarpanch Rajkumar  and  the Tharuni Team Members.

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