Radio Meghna wins UNICEF'S Meena media award

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 23:18, Oct 28, 2019 | Updated : 23:20, Oct 28, 2019

COAST Trust's community Radio Meghna has won the 15th Meena Media Award of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Radio Meghna bagged the first prize under the News Report category for a report titled 'Women aborting for fear of female childbirth'.
UNICEF's goodwill Ambassadors-magician Jewel Aich, and Actor Arifa Zaman Moushumi handed over first prize -- a crest, certificates, and cheque of Tk 50,000 -- to the representative of Radio Meghna at a function at a Dhaka hotel on Sunday (Oct 28).
UNICEF confers Meena media awards to inspire better and objective reporting on child rights, and other issues relevant to the wellbeing of children across Bangladesh.
Radio Meghna works to eradicate discrimination in society, tackle the bad impact on climate change and protect the environment, promote sustainable development of fisheries and agricultural resources, promote social, cultural and rural development, gender equality and education, and raise the voice of poor people to enhance people's capacity.