18 radio programs have been nominated for Meena Media Award-2015 under radio category for their contribution in innovation in media and protection of child rights in the year 2015.As in every year UNICEF Bangladesh has organized this competition. Ten Community radio stations of the country participated in this competition under two categories –below and above 18 years of age.
The radio stations have submitted altogether 49 radio programs in the competition. These programs reflected important issues like child education, present situation of female child and the children from horizon community, child marriage/early marriage, evolution of children organizations, child marriage in Dalit community, suicide of children, negligence of girl child in the community, life-threatening livelihood of child labors, drug addiction and its effects on family and society. Out of these 49 programs submitted by 10 community radio stations, 18 programs from 5 CR Stations have got primary selection for final stage of the selection process. The award will be distributed among the winners on 20 October 2015.
It can be mentioned that BNNRC has been encouraging the stations and facilitating them for submission of their programs in the Meena Media Award.
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