Technology

'Kansai' wins 2006 ABU CASBAA Unicef child rights award













MUMBAI: Kansai telecasting corporation of Japan has been named as the winner of the ABU CASBAA Unicef child rights award 2006 for its documentary entitled Conquering the Darkness - The fight against memories of abuse.


The child rights award , is given each year in recognition of the best television programming on a child rights issue produced in the Asia-Pacific region.


The documentary follows Aya, a 33-year-old mother, who suffered abuse as a child and subsequently abused her own children. It is the tale of a parent‘s personal struggle to end the cycle of child abuse in the family.


"We are often quick to point the finger at parents who abuse their children, but patterns of abuse so often begin in childhood, creating a chain that can continue over generations, " said documentray producer Shinichi Sugimoto.


This year, the child rights award received a total of 40 entries from countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Japan, Mongolia, Philippines, Republic of Korea and Singapore.


Broadcasting union secretary-general Asia-Pacific David Astley said, "The child rights award is a significant platform that allows broadcasters in the Asia- Pacific to demonstrate their ability to produce quality programming on children‘s issues. The ABU wants to encourage broadcasters to continue to invest in such programmes in the future."


CASBAA CEO Simon Twiston Davies said, "The continued participation of regional broadcasters in the child rights award is welcome and clearly underlines their resolve towards producing educational and entertaining programmes for and about children."


The panel of jurors included, Amar Keshar Simha, an independent producer from Pakistan; producer China central television (CCTV) Wang Yan; Mongolian radio and television director of Children‘s Programme Ariunjargal Luvsantseren; Infocus Asia executive producer Francis Smith; Australia Network chief executive Ian Carroll and Discovery Networks Asia vice president programming James Gibbons.


The top ten finalists in 2006 are:



Winner


- Conquering the Darkness - The Fight Against Memories of Abuse (Japan)



Finalists


- Dark Street Kids (Malaysia)- This documentary chronicles the hardship, as well as the stigma and discrimination of children who are born and live in dark alleys or brothels of Malaysia.



- Korean Children - I am All Alone (Korea)- This documentary is about Minho is an 11-year-old boy neglected by his parents. His only friend is a TV set. A stark portrayal of how a child is deeply affected by the problems and negligence of his parents.



- Tuesday Report: Pocket Money (Hong Kong) - This programme documents the life of three children who live in cramped flats and have to sell scrap paper and scrap metal for their pocket money.



- Young People on Wheels (Bhutan) - The documentary follows a group of unemployed youths who are creating awareness of a campaign on HIV and AIDS in Bhutan.



- The Orphans, Childless and Predators (Singapore) - The documentary looks at on how orphaned children coped with the devastating experienceof Tsunami. It also features a child trafficker who agreed to tell his side of story and tries to justify his actions.



- Get Real Child Sex Tourism - Sold for Sex (Singapore) - The programme investigates the plight of child sex workers on the Indonesian Island of Batam.



- Emergency - Junior Boxer (Philippines) - Residents of general santos city are very fond of boxing even children undergo intensive training to become professional boxers during which many sustain grave injuries that sometimes even result in death.



- We Shall Overcome (Bangladesh) - This documentary chronicles the life of an eight-year-old girl who is deaf and mute and believes she can succeed in her dream to become a fine arts teacher.



- School of the Highlands (Philippines) - The importance placed on education by indigenous communities in the Philippines is recounted in this documentary which looks at the challenges families face in schooling their children and promoting their rights.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/09/truecaller.jpg?itok=TzsguYab
Messaging Gets Smarter with Classification, Smart Notification and Backup Features for Truecaller Users

Truecaller introduces three new smart updates called ‘SMS Classification’, ’Smart Notification’ and ‘Messages Backup’ to its existing Messaging Inbox feature, to enhance the SMS messaging experience for all Android users.

Technology Software Applications
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/ms.jpg?itok=o8sdWF27
Prepare for Microsoft MCSA, MCSE certifications with actual exam dumps

To become a valuable professional candidate, you need to possess up-to-date skills and keep pace with the constantly developing world of IT.

Technology Software Applications
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/P%26G.jpg?itok=fWndM1I-
P&G rolls out innovative, connected products at CES 2019

Can an FMCG company go the connected product route too?. Well the Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble obviously believes that's the way to go. At a press conference today, the global major unveiled six products at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas during CES 2019.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/07/ces.jpg?itok=ZuVLQRNO
Consumer Electronics Show 2019: A ringside view

CES. Billed as the world’s largest consumer electronics show which brings in about 180,000 visitors who queue up and walk miles visiting 4,000 plus exhibitors who are showing  off the latest in tech over 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/04/Synamedia.jpg?itok=-gsubF80
Synamedia makes CES debut, offering pay-TV providers frictionless cloud migration strategies, new revenue opportunities

Synamedia, the largest independent video software provider, will bring its newest solutions to CES® 2019, illustrating how pay-TV providers can migrate to the cloud at their own pace, and seamlessly. The company also unveiled new security software that combats the rapid rise in account sharing...

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/web.jpg?itok=BldnOoXa
Adapt My Web: making the web accessible to all

There are currently more than 600 million active websites in France.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/jenax.jpg?itok=ETVd5Wyl
Jenax presents revolutionized ways to connect human body to iot powered by the first true flexible battery at CES 2019

Jenax, an inventor and a manufacturer of flexible and fast-charging lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, today announced that the company will present how its award-winning J.Flex

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/03/cte.jpg?itok=3_UZQ5Vm
Consumers Expect to be Riding Hyperloops and Owning Home Robots in 2030 According to Survey by CITE Research/Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today revealed that consumers expect that cities in 2030 will be filled with technology that improves overall quality of life, delivers socially-conscious benefits and personalizes experiences.

Technology ces
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/18/shemaroo_0.jpg?itok=gdpHKjAk
Shemaroo Entertainment’s Bhakti App Bags the Innovative Mobile App Award

Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd., added another feather to its cap with firm’s ‘Shemaroo Bhakti App’ winning the special mention award under Innovative Mobile App category at the Drivers of Digital Summit 2018

Technology Software Applications

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories