Others Commonwealth media meet in New Delhi today

Commonwealth media meet in New Delhi today

Author | Vinod Behl | Wednesday, Jun 26,2002 6:58 AM

Commonwealth media meet in New Delhi today

The Commonwealth Association of Media Persons for Social Development (CAMP) is organising a media meet in Delhi today to express solidarity towards the cause of the rescue and rehabilitation of women and child victims of trafficking.

The media meet to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence and Torture against Women will be attended by writers and photo journalists from print and electronic media from national and international press.

Mrs. Sumitra Mahajan, Union Minister of State, in-charge of Department of Women and Child Development will give a keynote address on trafficking of women and children. On this occasion, a brochure prepared by the NGO Coalition for Rural Empowerment (CORE) on shelter homes and other rehabilitation services available in the National Capital Region. Rescue and Rehabilitation social workers will share real life experiences with the conference participants and a display of products made by trafficked victims / survivors during their rehabilitation will be show cased.

A mass signature cum endorsement campaign and a hand imprint campaign by celebrities towards expression of solidarity for victims of trafficking will also be the highlight of the conference. Media persons, rehabilitation social workers, medical and psychiatric social workers, police personnel and artists, and academic researchers will be honoured at the conference for their contributions towards rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked victims.

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