Secretary of State wants to change paradigm in journalism

Luanda – The secretary of State of the mass media, Celso Malavoloneke, on Tuesday in Luanda highlighted the Ministry of Social Communication (MCS)’s intention to change the paradigm of journalism in its approach to issues related to children’s rights.

Speaking during the opening of the “Reflection on Communication and the Rights of the Child,” the official said that to achieve this goal, the MCS has developed training cycles, aimed at providing professionals with the new paradigm in journalism.

Celso Malavoloneke said that the media play a large role in reversing the situation of violations of children’s rights, where he considered that “children have an unlimited capacity to express their desires and ideas, a challenge to listen to them and perceive them so that they can be heard by adults, “he said.

In this case, the secretary of state has advanced that the media must contribute to the survival, growth and development of the child.

UNICEF representative in Angola, Abubacar Sultan, called on communication professionals to observe the principles regarding privacy and respect for the rights of the child.

The official said that Angola is well advanced on the issue of respect for the rights of the child and that it is therefore important to focus on protecting and promoting them, calling on society to reflect and safeguard the rights of the child.

Source: Angola Press News Agency