98.3 Mirchi Jammu and Kashmir outshines others at National UNICEF Radio4 Child Awards
Jammu: Mirchi Nishant, the evening RJ with the India’s number one radio station and Iqbal Singh, the sound engineer from 98.3 Radio Mirchi Jammu won the national UNICEF Radio for child award for their campaign against child abuse.
All radio stations across the country had participated in the same. The award ceremony was conducted on 10th May at Mumbai and the award was given by Kareena Kapoor Khan herself to the winners.
Mirchi Rafia, afternoon RJ at Mirchi 98.3 Srinagar station and Sameem Khan, the sound engineer from 98.3 Mirchi Kashmir were appreciated for their entries for the awards. This award was for a creative that raised voice against child abuse stating and encouraging the children to speak up against this heinous crime and spread out the word that it is not any child's fault.
According to a recent research 1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys have been sexually abused before they reached the age of 18. It is important for the society and parents too, to understand that child abuse is not gender based. Hence, it’s very important to raise the alarm at the right time.
98.3 Mirchi has always been a part of many such campaigns to bring about a change in the society and has always stood up with the right and raised voices for the same. 98.3 Mirchi was launched in Jammu in October 2017.