Building Capacity of Journalists on Ethical Child Reporting

Project Status: Grant Agreement
Funding Partner: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Project Duration: July 2009 to September 2010
Project Cost: BDT 6,632,025.00
MRDI’s Contribution: BDT 314,850.00

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Team Leader: Inam Ahmed, Deputy Editor, The Daily Star
Coordinator: Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI
Project Manager: Farhana Afroz, Senior Program Officer, MRDI
Accounts Manager: Abdul Gofur, Manager, Finance and Admin, MRDI


To identify the gaps in compliance of ethical standard of child reporting over print and electronic media.

To increase capacity of journalists on ethics of child reporting.

To create an enabling environment in the media houses in practicing high standard of journalistic ethics on child reporting.


Content analysis/Baseline survey of selected media

Training Module Development

Capacity Building of journalist

Handbook on journalistic ethics

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