Call for entries: WMC short film competition 2014

26 Jun 2014 | 0
thumb again It’s that time of the year again! WMC wants a short film, produced by you, that depicts women’s political representation and women in decision making roles. The best short films and scripts will be awarded. See attached images and application forms for more...

ACTFORM National Action Plan for migrant workers

7 Jul 2014 | 0
P1100789 In a bid to ensure that the rights and well being of women migrant workers are protected Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) are taking steadfast measures to improve the conditions for all migrants....

ACTFORM Kandy District Committee meetings

7 Jul 2014 | 0
DSC02754 Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM), Kandy District Committee together with Women and Media Collective (WMC) held several meetings to carry out the activities of the National Action Plan that will address issues faced by migrant workers while also informing...

WMC exchange visit to Kurunegala

4 Jul 2014 | 0
DSCN3502 Close to 40 urban women from women’s groups in Colombo were part of an exchange visit to Kurunegala, Mahawa in Ahatuwewa on the 8th and 9th of February 2014. Initiated by Women and Media Collective this gathering was a collaborative...

Options 2013: Issue 2

26 Jun 2014 | 0
COVER 1 The second issue of WMC’s Options magazine for the year 2013 is out now. The latest issue features Sunila Abeysekara, founder of WMC, and her devotion towards safeguarding the rights of individuals, feminism and theatre. Read various narratives about Sunila...

Statement: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence 2013

24 Jun 2014 | 0
16_days_logo_english Sixteen days of activism against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign which takes place from the 25th November to the 10th of December. Last year women’s organizations from the North and Eastern parts of Sri Lanka contributed to the...

EYA blog

23 Jun 2014 | 0
EYA Publication - click on the image to go to site Women and Media Collective’s Sinhala magazine, EYA, is now online...

SAFMA Sri Lanka appeals for balanced news media coverage

20 Jun 2014 | 0
249524_2133095604887_6686310_n “We find that there is a public perception, both locally and internationally, that the Sri Lankan news media are under-reporting the current anti-Muslim social unrest. There are also reports of pressure applied by the Government on local media managements not...

Women’s rights activists condemn Aluthgama violence

18 Jun 2014 | 0
Photo: Colombo Gazette Women’s groups in Sri Lanka condemn the recent incidents of violence in Aluthgama and Beruwala that has caused insecurity and fear among women and children in the area. At a Press Conference organised by the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka...
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