Workshop on child rights held


IMPHAL, Feb 24: A one-day sensitization workshop on child rights was organized today by Child Line Imphal at the conference hall of Anthropology Department, Manipur University, Canchipur.
The resource persons of the workshop were Prof MC Arun of Anthropology Department, Manipur University, and A Mobi, editor of Sanaleibak Daily.
Prof Arun dwelled on the Juvenile Justice Act and its significance in the society. He said the implementation of Juvenile Justice Act is very much necessary for a welfare society and so the concerned authority should take up the needful action for proper implementation of the act.
He also stated that a juvenile in conflict with law should be made to reform himself rather than penalizing him in a deterrent manner. 
The editor of Sanaleibak Daily, A Mobi maintained that media play an important role in shaping the society as the fourth estate of democracy. The myriad issues of the society have been the subjects of media reports and features. The issue of child rights also needs to be focused furthermore by media-persons, he noted.


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