ARC announces winners of "Against the many faces of child abuse" poster competition

Date: 7 December 2010

Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) has today announced the 5 winners of its Poster Competition titled "Against the many faces of child abuse," that was held in partnership with the United Artists of Maldives. A total of 71 posters, submitted between 10th October and 10th November 2010, were exhibited to the public on 19 November, "World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse" and on 20 November, Universal Children's Day.

A panel of 5 judges - 3 from United Artists of Maldives and 2 from ARC chose the five winners, who will receive Rf 1000/- each, in prize money. The five winners are: Aishath Fainan Faseeh, 11 yrs; Fathmath Shaufa Easa, 16 yrs; Aminath Muruath Mohamed, 17 yrs; Ahmed Saffah, 22 yrs; Sudha Hashim, 22 yrs. The five posters will also be converted into mini billboards and displayed in Male' to create public awareness on the many forms of child abuse.

The poster competition is part of ARC's Awareness Campaign on the Prevention of Child Abuse, which was launched in October 2010, with the generous sponsorship of Thilafushi Corporation.


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