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Bangladesh: 11th Meena Media Award 2015

UNICEF honoured 45 media masterminds for their outstanding contribution to promote child rights in the media. Four community radio stations in Bangladesh received 13 awards in radio category for their contribution in innovation in media and protection of child rights in the year 2015. The winning stations are Community Radio Pollikontha 99.2, Community Radio Chilmari 99.2, Community Radio Jhenuk 99.2 and Community Borendra Radio 99.2 FM.

Meena, is an animated cartoon character who symbolizes change and advocates the cause of children across South Asia. This competition is organised every year by UNICEF Bangladesh

The winning programmes reflected important issues like child education, present situation of female child and the children from horizon community, child marriage/early marriage, evolution of  children organizations, suicide of children, negligence of girl child in the community, child labour, drug addiction and its effects on family and society.