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UNFPA-Laadli award for radio show ‘Khirki Mehendiwali’

New Delhi, 14 October 2016

UNFPA-Laadli Awards

In November 2013, BBC Media Action received the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Laadli National Creative Excellence Awards for Social Change. According to the UNFPA, these awards "encourage work that helps remove gender bias in Indian society, as exhibited in pre-natal sex selection".

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mHealth Alliance Collaboration award for the Ananya programme

New Delhi, 14 October 2016

mHealth Alliance Collaboration Award

In December 2013, the Ananya Programme won the 'mHealth Alliance Collaboration Award' at the mHealth Summit in Washington DC. The mHealth Alliance is an organization dedicated to promoting the use of mobile technologies for improving health in developing countries.

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Mobile Academy included in Nominet Trust 100

New Delhi, 14 October 2016

Nominate Trust

In November 2013, Mobile Academy was chosen for the inaugural Nominet Trust 100 – “a list of 100 inspiring digital projects tackling the world’s most pressing social issues”. The Financial Times hailed the list as “100 groundbreaking applications of digital technology”.

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mBillionth and Vodafone Mobile for Good awards for Mobile Academy and Mobile Kunji

New Delhi, 13 October 2016

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In July 2013, two of BBC Media Action's mHealth services – Mobile Academy and Mobile Kunji – were recognized as empowering, innovative initiatives during the mBillionth Mobile South Asia Conference. They won the 'mBillionth Award' in the Mobile Empowerment for Women and Children category.

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