Media Access and Education for Human Rights: Bangladesh (MAEHR)
implemented in Bangladesh with funding from the European Commission under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR).
Welcome to Media-Humanrights Media Access and Education for Human Rights: Bangladesh (MAEHR) Freedom of the press is a necessary precondition to establish a culture of human rights in Bangladesh, yet Bangladesh has a poor record in this regard. Vulnerable groups that are most at risk in terms of human rights have the least ability to communicate their situation to civil society. Marginalized populations, such as those living in rural areas, women, children, handicapped, poor, non-English speakers, and members of ethnic minorities, cannot avail themselves of democratic process because they lack a voice. This project is designed to alert these members of society to the power of media to effect change, and to make media accessible to them. Through this p...