Child Marriage Capacity Building Workshop

Date: 18 Mar, 2018

New dimensions explored for Media Sensitization on Child Marriages

UNICEF Rajasthan and Amar Ujala join hands to stress on responsible reporting

This initiative taken by UNICEF Rajasthan and Amar Ujala has been embarked upon keeping the urgency of stringent actions to be taken and awareness’ to be spread across Rajasthan.

AUF aim to establish a single point access a blog/website for authenticated child marriage information, awareness and elimination. The website acts as a platform to connect all the information, in an easy accessible and available manner to the media. The content of the website is packaged in a diverse manner to sensitize journalists on development issues and to generate awareness on new media. This effectively ensures a much wider reach of the information to journalists in remote areas. The website can be used as an effective medium to showcase issues on child marriages and child rights.

This website will help to:

  • Spread awareness on girls education

  • Sensitize regarding child marriage and related laws

  • Sensitize regarding application of existing laws

  • Sensitize regarding discouraging dowry practices

  • Make families and girls aware about social protection programs

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