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AIDWA on media code

Amendments / Suggestions from AIDWA on media code     Guidelines for Film Certification:   Add - 2 (iii) (b) showing abuse or ridicule of physically and mentally handicapped persons …. OR RIDICULE OF POOR, ILLETERATE, RURAL PEOPLE 2 (III) (A) sexual harassment and violence against women , whether in public or in matrimonial home or in work place should not be glorified or justified. Social evils including dowry and bigamy should not be promoted, glorified or justified Portrayal of women as subservient, subordinate beings encou...

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A note from Media Monitoring Committee, AIDWA Tamilnadu

A note from Media Monitoring Committee, AIDWA Tamilnadu     Media Monitoring Committee, Tamilnadu is functioning as a watchdog committee on media for more than a decade. We concentrate on retrogressive portrayal of women as well as obscenity as we feel that both aspects are equally dangerous.   While appreciating the positive portrayals, which are very rare, we have made several representat...

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To ceo prasar Bharti

MEDIA MONITORING GROUP, AIDWA: Portrayal of Women in Advertisements.     21 July, 2004       To, The Chief Executive Officer, Prasar Bharati Board, P.T.I. Building, New Delhi.   Subject: Portrayal of Women in Advertisements.   Dear Sir,   This is to express our appreciat...

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Some Objectionable Advertisements

  1. Euro Fashion Inners:   The advertisement shows a man wearing nothing more than an underwear in a public restroom. A couple of women enter the restroom. They walk out of the door (to the restroom which specifies 'MEN' ) giggling over something mischievous. The next scene shows the male model lying on a couch, gasping for air, with lipstick marks all over his chest. The captions below read out: EURO Fashion Inners - Prep...

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On Maxim Issue

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT FROM WOMEN'S ORGANISATIONS     9 March, 2006       Women's organizations strongly condemn the printing of a morphed image of Brinda Karat, Rajya Sabha MP, in copies of Maxim magazine circulated among advertisers. The offensive photograph exposes a shameful attempt by Maxim magazine to exploit women who have achieved prominence...

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Negative and Demeaning Portrayal of Women in Advertisements and Serials

Negative and Demeaning Portrayal of Women in Advertisements and Serials.     June 17, 2004       To The Secretary Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India .   Subject : Negative and Demeaning Portrayal of Women in Advertisements and Serials.   Dear Shri Chawla,  ...

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Mmg Titan Discount

MEDIA MONITORING GROUP - AIDWA     26 August 2004       To Managing Director Hindware Sanitary ware & Industries Ltd. Corporate Office   Dear Sir/Madam,   We would like to lodge our strong complaint and protest against the recent advertisement for your product ' Opal Range' that is being printed in various...

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MMG Questionnaire

Media Monitoring Group (MMG) (All India Democratic Women's Association-AIDWA) MMG Questionnaire on Portrayal of Women in Media (Specifically in advertisements in Print and Electronic Media)     1. Name: M / F 2. Education:   3. Age :   4. Profession  ...

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Meeting with I&B Ministry on Media Regulation Code

Annexure : 4 REPORT ON MEETING WITH I AND B MINISTRY ON MEDIA REGULATION CODE     Various interventions and complaints from media experts, women's organizations such as AIDWA and viewers at large on the content of films, TV and radio programmes have prompted the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to initiate a series of consultations for drafting a code of conduct for the media. These consultations covered some of the mo...

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Goa Pan Masala

The Gova Pan Masala Advertisement     Contents of the advertisement   A hindu marriage scene. The bride groom's side finally arrive at the wedding . Father of the groom expresses his dissatisfaction with arrangements made by the girls side. The bride groom's father decides that the arrangements made not good enough for his son's wedding and asks his son ( who is sitting on the...

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REPORT ON MEETING WITH I AND B MINISTRY ON MEDIA REGULATION CODE

Various interventions and complaints from media experts, women’s organizations such as AIDWA and viewers at large on the content of films, TV and radio programs have prompted the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to initiate a series of consultations  for drafting a code of conduct for the media. These consultations covered some of the most significant areas such as: Depiction of women, underprivileged sections, physically challenged individuals, children etc in cinema, TV programmes, radio and advertisements Depiction of violence and horror Po...

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