Razu Ahmed and other 12 Journalist of Bangladesh received the UNFPA Media award 2007. The prize giving ceremony of the Award was held at the National Press Club in Dhaka on 17th December.
This year 13 journalists from both print and electronic media received the award under different categories for their excellence in reporting on reproductive health (RH)/family planning (FP) and gender related programmes.
The award carries prize money, crest and certificate. UNFPA Representative, Bangladesh Arthur Erken gave away the awards among the winners as the chief guest.
Razu Ahmed of the daily Ajker Kagoj won the first prize in print media (Bangla) while Ismat Morjida Khan, a contributor to the daily Samakal, became second. Angur Nahar Monty, Naznin Akhter and Mansura Hossain jointly won the third prize in this section.
In print media (English), Alpha Arzu became first while Nicholas Biswas, a contributor to The Daily Star, and Nurul Islam Hasib of The Daily Independent became second and third respectively.
Meanwhile, Tanjil Mahmood, Reazuddin Sheikh Badsha and Munni Saha won the award in electronic media (TV) while Abul Matin and Salahuddin Ahmed won in electronic media (Radio).
To Read the summary of award winning story of Razu click: https://groundreport.com/article.php?articleID=2849817