IBN7 bags Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity 2013

IBN7 bagged the Award in the Electronic Media category for its documentary, titled ‘Surrogate Maa’, which showcased surrogate mothers from Anand in Gujarat

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Updated: Dec 24, 2013 12:13 PM
IBN7 bags Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity 2013

IBN7 has bagged the prestigious Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity 2013 in the Electronic Media category for its documentary, titled ‘Surrogate Maa’, which showcased surrogate mothers from Anand, a small town in Gujarat, who came forward to talk about the pain of renting out their wombs. IBN7 reporter and producer Neetu Rana received the award.

The Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity by Population First acknowledges the efforts of the media in promoting public awareness and understanding gender issues through gender-just perspectives, portrayals and analysis programmes, policies, social trends and behaviours.

Speaking on the occasion, Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7 said, “Surrogacy being such a taboo in India, IBN7 wanted to break the boundaries by highlighting the pain of surrogate mothers. The Award has strengthened our cause and motivated us to highlight such crucial issues at large.” 

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