Media Fellowship for Developing Female Journalists

Supported by: Janata Bank Limited, Bangladesh

Project Period: 2014-2015

 The objective of the project was to promote gender equality in media through awarding fellowship on practical journalism to young women graduates with a view to promoting and protecting women rights through developing women journalists in Bangladesh. The project resulted in (i) six months fellowship on journalism to 15 young women graduates (ii) increasing interests among the fellows to take up journalism as their profession, (iii) many of the fellows by this time joined various print and electronic media as journalists, (iv) developing women journalists devoted to human rights and (v) ensuring better reporting on women rights and violence against women by the women journalists.