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Delhi to host first ever 'All India Women Journalists' Workshop'
A first ever 'All India Women Journalists' Workshop' is being held in Delhi by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) in association with Press Information Bureau (PIB), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in New Delhi on June 7.
The women journalists represent print, electronic and online media across the country including small regional media organizations, stated a PIB release. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss and deliberate on the emergent issues concerning women and children.

It has been stated that the WCD Minister, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, is going to make a presentation to showcase the achievements of the Ministry during the last two years and also obtain a feedback on a number of issues concerning women and children especially on the recently released Draft National Policy for Women, Draft Anti Trafficking Bill, Draft Regulations under JJ Act.

Furthermore, in the post lunch session, the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman will make a presentation on the achievements and new initiatives of the entire government during the last two years. According to the release, around 250 journalists from 30 States/UTs are going to participate in the workshop.

The WCD ministry has put up an exhibition of two of its main initiatives, namely, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao and Children's Helpline-Childline. Also, workshop will be looking forward to new ideas/ areas concerning women and children, which could be taken up in the coming months.

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