Lahore: A workshop on reporting on clean drinking water, toilets in rural areas and proper hygienic facilities was organized by Water Aid Pakistan. About fifty journalists and mass communication students participated in the workshop.
According to the details, a workshop was organized by Water Aid Pakistan on the topic of reporting on clean drinking water, toilets in rural areas and proper hygienic facilities. About fifty journalists and mass communication students participated in the workshop.
Water Aid told journalists and students that good progress has been made in providing clean drinking water to the people of Punjab. There is no proper facility. Similarly, 1 out of every 25 households has to search for many kilometers of water to meet their water needs.
1 in 8 households does not have a bathroom. Not every 13th house has adequate hand washing facilities with soap. 1 out of every 5 women in Punjab does not have access to toilet facilities.
Water Aid Pakistan stressed the need to intensify efforts to achieve the target of providing clean water and toilet facilities to every individual in Punjab by 2030.
Trainers Aun Sahi, Shahzada Irfan and Niaz Ahmed highlighted the importance of the role of media in this regard and said that media should report responsibly on these topics.
The journalists and students who came to the workshop also agreed to report effectively on the non-provision of basic facilities to the public.
Certificates were also distributed among the attendees at the end of the workshop.