Discussion on the 20th Amendment to the constitution with CAFFE, Sri Lanka

14 May 2015 | 0
2015_05_11_9064 The Women and Media Collective together with other women’s organisations have been campaigning to increase the representation of women at local, provincial and national level for over 15 years. The current electoral reform process, which is a measure to strengthen representative democracy, should provide an opportunity to increase women’s representation in the Parliament of Sri...
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On protesting Jaffna rapes

25 May 2015 | 0
There is nothing useful in responding to rape and sexual violence against women with mindless outrage, or uninformed alarmism — there is certainly nothing useful, or feminist, in the demand for blood. Bloodlust — ‘HANG THE RAPIST’ — believe it...

Asia Pacific CSO Forum on Sustainable Development

19 May 2015 | 0
SRHR session flyer_19052015 (1) At the Asia Pacific CSO Forum on Sustainable Development in Bangkok from the 18 – 20 May 2015. Women and Media Collective’s (WMC) Executive Director, Dr. Sepali Kottegoda was a panelist at the side event ‘Gender, Sexuality and SRHR in...

UN Women Executive Director Statement on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

15 May 2015 | 0
Source: UN Women Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. Date : 15 May 2015 Today marks the 25th anniversary of recognition by the international community that homosexuality cannot be classified...

Getting Online: A basic guide to Email, Blogging, Twitter and Facebook

28 Apr 2015 | 0
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Final statement on the 48th Session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

27 Apr 2015 | 0
CPD48-504x284_rev2 At the end of two weeks of thought-provoking and intense discussions, the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) concluded on April 17, 2015 without a resolution. On the final day, the chair produced a well-balanced text reflective of the various...

NGO CSW Forum 2015 – March 8, 2015

24 Apr 2015 | 0
10865816_916375851717507_8831746383967738600_o Celebrate the feminist and women movements 1975-2015 Source: International presentation Association UNCSW59 is the abbreviation for the 59th annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women (UNCSW) being held in New York City from March 9 to 20. UNCSW...

Training of Trainers manual on leadership for women in Trade Unions of Sri Lanka

8 Apr 2015 | 0
TU modules banner This manual was developed with feedback of 40 trade union female members of 20 trade unions who belong to the Trade Union Women United network coordinated by Women and Media Collective. The manual is available in the Sinhala and Tamil...

Film: Determining Futures, women in Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

2 Apr 2015 | 0
DVD Coer image-thumb Sri Lanka’s Trade Union women leaders are a driving force in the lives of working women due to the constant trials and struggles encountered in the workplace. Marred by gender discrimination and sometimes violence women in the past have had...
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