Children As Media Producers is a Participatory Media initiative of the UNESCO Chair on Community Media at, Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad. It is based on the premise that children should not be seen just as passive consumers but as active producers of information. It seeks to strengthen children's rights, in particular, the rights of linguistic and cultural minorities, and indigenous peoples by providing access to the means of communication.
These three videos are the first of the three edits that children of Sangwari Khabariya executed after the facilitation of the video editing workshop. They narrated the story, interviewed people, shot scenes and edited the video all by themselves. Select the videos... read more
By Sumit Singh It was perhaps their most awaited trip. All the 20 kids of the participatory video initiative in Surguja were more than eager to go to Raipur. Their visit was to coincide with the ‘introduction’ of the recently formed ‘Sangwari Khabariya’ (friendly... read more
By Vasuki Belavadi One of the major challenges that participatory video (PV) facilitators face is introducing video vocabulary in a language that the participants can understand. I had earlier written that we have taken up building the capacities of tribal children/... read more