GIJN’s Bangla Edition Launches This Week

GIJN has partnered with the Bangladesh-based media development group, the Management and Resources Development Initiative, to launch GIJN in Bangla. The latest feed, which will initially launch on Facebook, is GIJN's eighth language edition and the ninth regional edition. It joins the main English language feed and editions in Arabic, Africa, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Bangla (formerly called Bengali) is the sixth most widely spoken language on Earth, with 242 million speakers largely in Bangladesh and eastern India. Nearly 180,000 people worldwide follow GIJN's daily feeds on a dozen digital platforms, bringing journalists news on the latest reporting techniques, major stories, workshops, fellowships, security threats and legal issues affecting the field.

Source: GIJN Bangla

Posted on: November 12, 2018

BBC Reveals Abuses in Bangladesh Factories

Following the collapse of a Bangladesh garment factory that killed more than 800, BBC Newsnight goes undercover to investigative widespread child labor and unsafe practices in the country’s sweatshops. The death toll continues to rise, making the catastrophe one of the worst industrial accidents of modern times.

Source: Center for Investigative Reporting

Posted on: May 9, 2013