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2nd ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ begins today

ProMASS: Nov 21, 2016: More than 100 journalists from across the country, representing various Media organizations will come together on a single platform for the ‘2nd All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in association with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in New Delhi today. The women journalists represent print, electronic and online media across the country including small regional media organisations.

This Conference will be a continuation of the first All India Women Journalist Workshop held in June 2016. It is an initiative for women journalists, who specialize in social sector reporting, to come together to understand, discuss and deliberate on issues concerning women and children. The WCD Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi will make a presentation to showcase the achievements of the Ministry during the last two years and also obtain a feedback from the participating women journalists on a number of issues concerning women and children. The Ministry is also looking forward to new ideas/ areas concerning women and children which could be taken up in the coming months.

The Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Krishna Raj will also address the participants and apprise them about the achievements and new initiatives of the Ministry during the last two years. The participants have shown great enthusiasm towards this initiative of the WCD Ministry. The WCD Ministry will also be putting up an exhibition of its large initiatives namely Children’s Helpline-Childline and the Government’s flagship programme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

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