Jan 042011
 
 January 4, 2011  Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Mr Bright Appiah, the Chief Executive Officer of the Child Rights International, has said showing needy children in the media for medical assistance could stigmatize them for life and also this violates their right to privacy.

He said the motive of appealing for aid for vulnerable children was good but the process violated their rights as far as the child rights to privacy was concerned.

Mr Appiah was speaking in an interview with GNA during a seminar for media personnel in the Eastern Region in Koforidua.

He said such exposure could affect the schooling of such children since their peers could ridicule them with the diseases they suffered and the pictures they saw in the media.

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