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Empowering Bangladeshi Media: Advancing Democracy and Human Rights
Goals of the project were to increase Bangladeshi media’s understanding of democratic practice and human rights issues and improve their ability to play a greater role in this field. Following actiities were taken to achieve the goals; i) writing skill development and motivational programme for the local journalists, ii) conducting short studies/surveys and iii) set up a media resource cell. The project completed successfully in time. A four-day long six workshops for journalists were organized for their writing skill development and better understanding on democracy and human rights. It was organized in different part of the country. About 150 journalists participated in the programme. Szed for their writing skill development and better understanding on democracy and human rights. It was organized in different part of the country. About 150 journalists participated in the programme. Senior journalists and experts conducted the training sessions. Twenty four important short studies/surveys were conducted in between project period. Some of them were; Cyclone and Life in Costal Belt, Life in Enclaves, Women in Prison, Pre-Medical Examination, Administrative Reforms, Consumers Rights, Human Trafficking etc. All the studies were released to media for public and it got wide coverage. And lastly News Network managed to set up a media resource cell in its office. Home Who we are Annual report Profile Programs Activities Mission Vision Features Publications New letters Partners Job Brouchure Contact us Journalism and right based documents Violence against journalist Important country report Special reports and studies.