Prospects for Women in Journalism in Bangladesh

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Safa, M. N., Jinzhang, J., & Akter, T. (2023). Prospects for Women in Journalism in Bangladesh. Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies, 5(1), 101-118.


This study explores the Women journalists’ contributing to the society for economic prosperity and changing the attitude towards the concept of the process of development in Bangladesh. They are protecting and talking outside when facing any discrimination in their journalistic profession. Despite the barriers, women journalists are showing strong interest in journalism as a career. The findings show that women journalists are facing many barriers like family pressure, societal problem, pay‑allowances, gender discrimination, sexual harassment and even lack of workplace. It is possible to survive if you have passion, professionalism, and love to this profession. In recent time Bangladesh is encouraging her women to work outside of home. Currently a significant change has come into the social attitude which is represented by women’s advancement in journalism sector of Bangladesh. This study uses survey questionnaire from 120 female journalists in television, online and print media journalists to find out a fruitful result.


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