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UNICEF Meena Comic BooksWho is Meena?
Meena is a cartoon character from South Asia. She is spireted,
nine-year-old girl who braves the world weather in her efforts to go to school or fighting the stigma surrounding HIV /AIDS in her village.
Meena is widely recognized and appreciated in most South Asian countries, and is a successful advocacy and teaching tool for girls and children’s rights. The Meena figure has achieved remarkable popularity as she tackles the key issues effecting children and the threats to the rights of millions of girls in South Asia.
UNICEF developed the Meena Communication Initiative as a mass communication project aimed at changing perceptions and behavior that
hamper the survival, protection and development of girls in South Asia.
About Meena Cartoon Character:
Meena is a fictional character who stars in the South Asia children’s television show Meena. The lead character, Meena educates the children of south Asia on above mentioned issues through her stories in comic books, animated films and radio series. The secondary characters of her stories include her brother Raju, and her pet parrot Mithu. Her audience goes on her adventures as she attempts to get an education, have an equal share of food as as Raju,and learns about HIV virus. All of her stories advocate change in social and cultural practices. The Meena Comic BooksUNICF has published Comic books featuring Meena and each dealing with a social issue. The English comics books titles are provided here
- Baby Rani’s Four Visits-The importance of EPI(immunization).
- Count your Chickens– Meena’s dreamof going to school true
- Dividing the Mango– Raju finds out what it is to like to be Meena for a day
- The Girls Came Back – Traffiking and sexual exploitation of girls.
- Health in your hands – The importance of hand washing to be healthy.
- It could happen to anyone – Keeping children safe from accidents, including road accidents among adolescents.
- Learning can be fun – Need for quality education.
- Learning to love – Children need stimulation, care and play from an early age, and father’s involvement in their developments is important.
- Let’s go to school together – Retention of girls in school( after primary).
- Life has changed – Teachers guide – Psychological episode.
- Meena and her friend – Iodine deficiency disorders and support for children suffering from IDD.
- Meena’s three wishes – Meena tackles the issue of hygiene and sanitation.
- Meena in the city – Meena experience the life of a domestic child worker.
- Reaching out– Community care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS.
- Safe from worms – worm infestation and prevention.
- Saving a life – Meena saves baby Rani when she has diarrhea.
- Say no to dowry – Meena and her family question the practice of dowry.
- School first, marriage later – prevention of early marriage and retention of older girl in school.
- Seeing in the dark – Vitamin A deficiency and prevention.
- Stranger in the village – Coping with differences and peace building in conflict situations.
- Take care of girls – Girls and boys have an equal right to health care.
- Teacher helps to learn – Quality of education in class room situations.
- Too young to marry – Can Meena help her cousin who is being married before the legal age?
- We love books – The need for quality learning materials for education.
- When Meena was a little girl – Low birth weight among infants and its prevention.
- When Meena was born – Exclusive breastfeeding for the six months and complementary feeding along with breast milk after that.
- Who is afraid of the bully – Meena and friends get together to solve the problem of bullies.