December 2, 2013

ARTICLES: Report children’s successes media told (ZAMBIA)

The Government has urged the media to avoid reporting on children only when something negative happens to them but also highlight successes they score during their growth and development process.

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Mwansa Kapeya said at the Media Institute of Southern African (MISA) regional childrens' reporting awards that the Government attached great importance to the welfare of children as evidenced from the creation of not less than three Government ministries that had a direct bearing on the welfare of the Zambian children.

Mr Kapeya said the Government had continued to undertake wide and decisive measures aimed at promoting children's rights against harmful practices such as child labour and other social vises that stifled their growth and development.

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