Media Awards: Reporting on trafficking and HIV
One of the fundamental and central elements of the
UNDP-TAHA project is generating rights and gender
sensitive responses to trafficking and HIV in India.
To facilitate this process an innovative approach has
been undertaken to mobilise and sensitize media for
sensitive and priority reporting on issues of
trafficking and HIV. The aim is to gain
visibility/priority for the issue in both the national
and local media, print as well as electronic.
As part of the media strategy, HDRN which is TAHA is
implementing partner is announcing media awards for
the four best published and aired reports each, four
for print and four for electronic, on issues related
to trafficking and HIV.
The main objectives of the initiative are:
Help journalists improve the quality of reporting, in
comprehensive and sensitive reporting, on issues
related to trafficking and HIV Provide motivation for
in-depth research, study and deliver reports on
related issues to the subject Reinforce participants'
commitment to address the issue through their work
Awards are open to all categories of news media,
specifically, newspapers, magazines, internet, radio
and television; and all categories of media personnel
including producers, photographers, artists,
reporters, editors, etc. who are Indian citizens.
Please fill in the application form available at
Applications open: August 10, 2006.
Last date of submission: October 10, 2006
Eight media personnel will be awarded Rs. 25,000/ -
each (four from the print and four from the electronic
For more details, you can contact:
HIV and Human Development Resource Network (HDRN)
J/ 50, B.K. Dutt Colony
Jor Bagh Lane
New Delhi 110003