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Goal of the Project:

To create public opinion, public awareness and to raise Saontal voice for the sustainable environment, empowerment and human rights of the Saontal community through ensuring the active involvement of the Saontal representatives in the mainstream journalism and by introducing community based active journalism.

Short-term Objectives:

The short-term objectives of the project are given below:

  • To make 30 Saontal male and female prepared for the journalism profession through providing proper long-term training following right method and module.

  • To conduct advocacy and lobbying with the media owners for the purpose of creating scope for unprivileged Saontal male and female of working as journalists in the print and electronic media and to provide proper treatment and coverage to the minority interest related news items in the leading news media.

  • To encourage and inspire the journalists to focus on the picture of torture, exploitation, and harassment and at the same time their indigenous knowledge, art, culture and traditional glory of the Saontal through publishing real fact in the leading newspapers.

  • To create an easy pavement for the trained up Saontal male and female of working in the local, regional or national newspapers, so that they can establish themselves as potential journalists through their own skill and capacity.

  • To introduce and flourish the trend of community based active journalism in Bangladesh and thus to publish community magazine and e-bulletin.

  • To develop web site and to broadcast radio talk shows for the purpose of orienting the majority people and the policy makers with the indigenous knowledge, art, culture, historical background, socio-economic condition, exploitation and sufferings of the Saontal and other minority people.

  • To initiate award giving system to encourage the journalists and the media institutions in playing pioneer role for the development, empowerment and human rights of the Saontal.

  Long-term Objective:

  • To take necessary initiatives and implement the programs to ensure the participation of the minority people in such creative, intellectual and powerful profession like journalism.

  •  To take necessary initiatives and implement the programs to ensure the participation of the minority people in the mainstream journalism.

  • To take initiative in changing the attitude and outlook of the media owners in respect of treatment and coverage of minority interest related issues.

  • To take initiative in introducing and flourishing the trend of community based active journalism for the development, empowerment and human rights of the Saontal.

  • To assist in raising the voice of the Saontal for their development, empowerment and human rights through utilizing the media and communication means effectively.

  • To set up agenda of development, empowerment and human rights of the Saontal through focusing on their socio-economic condition, oppression and sufferings in the national and international level.

  • To lobby to include the development, empowerment and human rights issues of the Saontal in the national policy through media campaign and media advocacy.

  • To conduct media advocacy to inspire the Government and the donor agencies for taking balanced and sustainable program for the development of the Saontal.

  • To improve their community mobilization and indigenous knowledge, art, culture and traditional glory through proper utilization of press and mass media.

  • To create awareness among the Saontal about the contemporary social issues like gender, HIV/AIDS, environment, sustainable development, good governance, human rights etc. through ensuring the effective use of community based active journalism.

  • To flourish the capacity of the Saontal of taking decision in respect of development process, policy making and political activities.  

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