The Hunger Project announces the fourth Sarojini Naidu Prize
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Hunger Project announces the fourth Sarojini Naidu
Prize for Best
The press plays a critical role in India. Throughout the twentieth century, India's media have participated in the Freedom Movement, generated response to famine and disaster, and strengthened Indian democracy. India's new constitutional commitment to women's leadership in the Panchayati Raj is the next unfolding of human freedom and development in India.
accurate and increased coverage of the historic
process of women's
Given the critical role of the press in this historic process, The Hunger Project is committed to supporting the press to energetically and prominently report the breakthroughs and success stories of women's leadership in Panchayati Raj.
The Sarojini Naidu Prize annually honors three journalists for outstanding reporting on women and Panchayati Raj. The awards will be presented in three categories:
Each prize includes a Rs. 2 lakhs cash award to enable the reporter to continue his or her work on this issue.
Third Sarojini Naidu Prize was given to three
journalists on 2 October,
prize is limited to reporting in the print media
in the country. Only
Entries must be submitted by 15 July 2004 to the address given below:
For further information regarding The Hunger Projec's work in India and the Sarojini Naidu Prize please write to us at the above address or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org