Prince Mired meets the Director General of Al-MamlakaTV


HH Prince Mired, president of the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities met the Director General of Al-Mamlaka TV, Dana Al-Suyyagh, to discuss the role of the media in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities in Jordan.

The meeting came as part of meetings conducted by HH with media institutions, which aim to activate the role that media institutions can maintain in dealing with disability issues by providing objective media materials from a human rights perspective far from stereotypes.

HH Prince Mired, stressed the need to shed more light on the issues of the rights of persons with disabilities and to place them on the top of the priority list of media organizations, pointing to the importance of addressing the issues and  challenges faced by persons with disabilities in an objective and practical manner.

HH Prince Mired, also praised Al-Mamlaka Channel’s efforts in continuously addressing disability issues, which culminated in the channel winning the silver and gold awards for the visual media axis within the media competition "They dealt objectively" in its second session for 2022.

The HCD’s Secretary-General Dr. Muhannad Alazzeh, reviewed some of the challenges and negative models that are covered in the media in general, especially in drama, which entrench false stereotypes about people with disabilities.

Al- Suyyagh, affirmed Al-Mamlaka Channel’s readiness to cooperate with the Council in dealing with the issues of persons with disabilities objectively, and to encourage the media professionals working for it to make in-depth media reports on disability issues, in addition to including a list of correct terms in the rights of persons with disabilities within the channel’s editorial policy.

Al- Suyyagh, also expressed the channel's desire to host the council's team to hold awareness sessions about the human rights media coverage of the issues of persons with disabilities for the cadres working in the channel on dealing with the issues of persons with disabilities.

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