About: Jessica Carter

Jessica Carter is a media and development professional recently returned from a year in Bangladesh. Currently based in Australia, she is passionate about community empowerment, particularly in the areas of youth and food justice. You can visit her blog at redshoesandcobblestones.wordpress.com/ or view her portfolio at jessicacarter.wordpress.com/

Recent Posts by Jessica Carter

Teaching children journalism to strengthen democracy and development

Much of the world expects journalists to hold the government to account through their reporting. In Bangladesh, media repression and lack of resources hamper the ability to report effectively on challenges facing Bangladeshis. As Jessica Carter describes, in one Bangladeshi neighbourhood, children are being taught the skills to share their...
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