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Children raise voice against violence

In Social life on October 5, 2009 at 3:37 am

Children raise voice against violence

QĐND – Sunday, October 04, 2009, 21:19 (GMT+7)

Four Vietnamese children are their peers from several Asian countries in an international festival held by Plan Asia in Bangkok , Thailand .

The Vietnamese children from little reporters clubs in Quang Binh and Phu Tho provinces brought to the festival seven short films, 10 pictures, two video clips and a collection of stories on child physical and spiritual violence control as well as other communication products.

The advisor to the Thai Prime Minister, Apirak Kosayodhin, opened the festival on Oct. 3 in Bangkok , stressing that the event would be an opportunity for children to raise their voice through communications products, creating peaceful environment around them.

Myrna Evora, Regional Director of Plan in Asia , emphasised the role of communications in connecting people and communications products made by children contributed a voice against the current violence.

The festival displays communication products and art works made by 80 children from Bangladesh , India , Indonesia , the Philippines , Thailand and Vietnam .

The festival is also a place for children to introduce their countries’ culture and share their views on child rights and how to protect themselves from violence.

Source: VNA



Source: QDND

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