This study analyses thematically selected news items published in mainstream news media of Bangladesh through a gender-equality and gender-sensitivity lens. It tries to find baseline practices and trends of coverage concerning women and people of non-binary genders. The study scanned contents of selected newspaper, television bulletin and online news portal. It sampled all news items, which featured or were created by female and non-binary genders especially hijra, a transgender and intersex community; or covered their perspectives. A minor proportion was selected for excluding them, even when they were essential stakeholders.

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