Submissions to the 3rd Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2010-11 (India) open

Population First and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have invited entries for the third UNFPA – Laadli Media awards for Gender Sensitivity (ULMAGS) across various regions in India for 2010-2011.

The award has been instituted to acknowledge, highlight and celebrate the commendable efforts undertaken by various media to support gender-just perspectives. The media pieces include advertising, print media, television, radio, documentary, internet and blog, that challenge dominant social stereotypes, analyse social, economic and political development from the viewpoint of gender.

Entries are accepted from journalists contributing news features, investigative stories, editorials, op-eds and columns in individual category and media houses on gender issues in English and many Indian languages. Articles/reports should have been published / displayed / broadcast or televised between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. The deadline for receipt of submissions is 1st November, 2010 for southern and western regions and 1st January, 2011 for northern and eastern regions.

For the e-brochure, entry form and contacts, click here.