A New Sri Lanka for Women: Establishing an Independent Women’s Commission

26 Feb 2015 | 0
Untitled-1 Petition The establishment of an Independent Women’s Commission was first proposed by women activists and advocates as far back as 1991. Since then a number of proposals have been made by successive governments to statutorily establish such a Commission. In 2003, the United National Front government, headed by the UNP, drafted a Women’s Rights Bill....
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Reproductive Rights: an unacknowledged casualty of conflict in Sri Lanka

26 Feb 2015 | 0
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16 days of activism against GBV 2014

18 Feb 2015 | 0
Orange your hood The recently concluded 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence global campaign in Sri Lanka was a unitary effort by members of the GBV Forum. During the 16 days the Gender Based Violence Forum or GBV Forum had organised...

World Conference on Women’s Studies 2015

17 Feb 2015 | 0
Untitled The 1st Annual World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS) 2015 will be held on 24-25 March, 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference theme is “Elimination of Discrimination Based on Gender” The main objective of the conference is to intensify the...

Winners: WMC Short Film Competition 2014

3 Feb 2015 | 0
short film The winners of the Women and Media Collective’s short film competition have been selected. There were an overwhelming number of entries this year and while we appreciate all those who sent in their scripts we are happy to announce the...

Selected photographers: WMC Women’s photography exhibition 2014

28 Jan 2015 | 0
Judging photography exhibition After an extensive selection process with our panel of judges the photographers for the WMC Women’s photography exhibition 2014 have been selected. In celebration of Women and Media Collective 30 years of activism the photography exhibition will be held alongside...

නව රජයේ තේරී පත් වු අමාත්යතුම්යන්ට සුභ පැතුම් එක් කරන අතර දින 100යේ වැඩපිලිවෙල පිලිබදව අප අවදියේන්

23 Jan 2015 | 0
Women Ministers Women and Media Collective would like to congratulate the newly appointed women ministers in Sri Lanka, Chandani Bandara, Minister of Women’s Affairs, Vijeyakala Maheshwaran, Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs, Thalatha Athukorala, Minister of Foreign Employment, Rosy Senanayake, Minister of Children’s...

WMC Calendar 2015

20 Jan 2015 | 0
2015 WMC Calander Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rigths (SRHR) in Sri...

Counselling for Intimate Partner Violence against Women

16 Jan 2015 | 0
Photo: Beyond Borders blog by Chulani Kodikara More and more women in Sri Lanka are breaking the silence surrounding intimate partner violence against women (IPVW) to a third person outside their immediate family and friends and seeking formal institutional support to address the problem....
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