Bangladesh needs more female journalists to promote gender equality in media

News Network has been running a fellowship programme for over a decade to encourage young women to take up journalism as a profession and increase their number in media. It is one of the most successful and trend setting programme of News Network. Many of those fellows are now well placed in both print and […]

Bangladesh’s First Female Journalist, Nurjahan Begum No More

Nurjahan Begum, the first female journalist in Bangladesh and a trailblazer for female journalists in South Asia, has died on 23 May 2016. She was the editor of Begum magazine, the first magazine for women in the subcontinent, for the last 65 years. Ms Begum was dedicated to the magazine – editing it up until […]