BCRA partnership with Grameenphone and Plan International Bangladesh

BCRA partnership with Grameenphone and Plan International Bangladesh

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On 20th May, BCRA and Radio Pollikontho were pleased and honored to have been visited by very high-profile representatives from Telenor, Grameenphone, Plan International Norway, and Bangladesh. During the visit, BCRA highlighted how community radios are creating a remarkable impact on indigenous people, tea garden workers, marginalized communities, and ethnic minorities in Bangladesh. The project is about “Digital Inclusion: Safe Digital Space for Girls and Youth,” which has been coordinated by the Bangladesh Community Radio Association (BCRA) since November 2023, with eight community radios. The initiative aims to raise mass awareness about responsible behavior on online, online safety, combating cyber bullying, harassment, online scams, misinformation, and fake news.

During the visit, Mr. Sajjad Hasib, Chief Marketing Officer at Grameenphone, Rasna Hasan, Head of Strategic Projects and Partnerships at Grameenphone, and a radio listener named Argho participated in a phone-in live show.
Johan Martin, Director and Head of Sustainability at Telenor; Manisha Dogra, Head of External Relations and Acting Head of Governance and Sustainability in Group Sustainability at Telenor; Sharfuddin Ahmed Chowdhury, Head of Communication at Grameenphone, Kabita Bose, Country Director of Plan International Bangladesh; Alexandra Letelier, Advisor- YEE and Digital at Plan International Norway; Rasel Mia, Manager at Plan International Bangladesh, Mehedi Hasan, Senior Station Manager, Radio Pollikontho, Sumita Rabidas, Coordinator, BCRA and others respective colleagues were also present.

Published on: Monday, 3 June 2024, 11:12 am | Last update: Monday, 3 June 2024, 11:14 am | Total views: 53.