June 23-26, 2019
Savar, Bangladesh
workshop participants


Advance Family Planning partners Marie Stopes Bangladesh, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, and Team Associated led a four-day media advocacy workshop for Bangladeshi advocates and journalists. Sixteen participants—representing national and subnational advocacy working groups, local media houses, and civil society organizations—convened to strengthen communication and advocacy skills and draft new media advocacy action plans to complement AFP's policy advocacy efforts.

Support AFP Bangladesh team and collaborators to develop and execute a SMART media advocacy strategy  


  • Learned about AFP’s SMART approach and achievements in Bangladesh
  • Learned about AFP’s media advocacy efforts in Africa and Asia
  • Sharpened skills on advocacy communication and media engagement
  • Drafted media advocacy action plans for the national and subnational levels in Bangladesh

See the presentations below.