COAST Trust's Community Radio Meghna won the first prize on Sunday in Unicef's 15th Meena Media Award under the News Report criteria for the report titled 'Women aborting for fear of female childbirth'.
The first prize crest, certificates, and cheque of Tk50 thousand were handed over to Radio Meghna.
For the 15th Meena Media Award 2019, 17 programs of 7 community radios including Radio Meghna were nominated for the award in 4 categories.
COAST Trust established this Community Radio in Bhola District with its own financing to utilize the power of information to improve the quality of life of the marginalized people of the coastal areas.
This community radio run by adolescent girls from disadvantaged families in the Charfashion area. Presently 15 teenagers are working with radio Meghna.