IUB faculty attends regional training and workshop

MS. Janina Islam Abir. Lecturer, Department of Media and Communication, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Independent University Bangladesh has attended regional training and workshop on `Women for Change: Building a Gendered Media in South Asia’ in the first week of May, 2018 in New Delhi organized by UNESCO and South Asia Women’s Network (SWAN).
The UNESCO SWAN project on “Women for Change: Building a Gendered Media in South Asia” is the flagship project that agrees on the critical role of the media as a reflection of society and an agent of change, through media freedom with responsibility. The project seeks to enhance the role of media in strengthening the struggle for a gender equal society in South Asia. Ms. Janina Islam Abir presented the country report of Bangladesh at the beginning of the workshop based on the secondary research that includes Media overview, Policies related to women’s right and representation of Women in Media of Bangladesh.
Seven South Asian countries took part in the workshop to outline the strategies to sensitize the Media industry, Academia and Policy makers regarding gender issues.

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