January 28, 2014

NEWS: Now comics to highlight children's issues (INDIA)

Comic strips on social issues like gender discrimination, superstition, child marriage and drug abuse are being used as a tool to educate children from 's backward blocks. 

A two-day workshop in this regard was recently organised by where more than 50 children from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) across the state participated. 

The workshop trained the children and their teachers to frame comic strips on various issues like gender discrimination, infanticide, alcoholism, honour killing, malnutrition, superstitions, domestic violence, child marriage, caste discrimination, child rights, drug abuse, child abuse, eve-teasing, child labour among others.

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