What Is the Role of Women in Journalism?

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More than 100 journalists from across the country, representing various media organizations, will participate in the 2nd All India Women Journalists’ Workshop in New Delhi on Monday.

It is being organized by India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association with Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The women journalists represent print, electronic, and online media including small regional media organisations.

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The event will be a continuation of the first 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 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 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 WCD Ministry will also be putting up an exhibition of its initiatives such as Children’s Helpline-Childline and the government’s flagship programme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

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