Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2014

22 Aug 2014 | 0
WMC Photography exhibition Following the success of our previous exhibitions and the positive responses generated, Women and Media Collective is calling all female photographers of Sri Lanka to send in their entries for the women’s photography exhibition. This event offers a unique opportunity to exhibit the work of female photographers engaging in a profession that remains primarily dominated...

Judge advised police on Wariyapola incident

2 Sep 2014 | 0
The case against Thilini Amalka for voluntarily causing hurt was heard this morning at the Wariyapola magistrate courts in Kurunegala. The judge ordered that a medical report be produced to the magistrate by Chandra Kumara also known as Selva the...

Every step counts

1 Sep 2014 | 0
CAM00433 Women and Media Collective ‘Walked for WIN’ in support of Women In Need’s cause to combat violence against women and the girl child. There were over 500 participants on Saturday, 30th August including actors, musicians and youth leaders. They were...

WMC condemns the societal indictments of Thilini Amalka

29 Aug 2014 | 0
The Women and Media Collective condemns the socially-motivated indictments of Thilini Amalka, a 21 year old girl from Wariyapola. Thilini who had supposedly been sexually harassed by a man at the Wariyapola bus stand was summoned by the Wariyapola Police...

Sol 2014 Issue 1

21 Aug 2014 | 0
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Rapes surge in Sri Lanka amid weak laws

18 Aug 2014 | 0
Incidents of rape have increased 20 percent in last two years as current law fails to criminalise domestic sex attacks. Source: Al Jazeera Colombo, Sri Lanka – Recent allegations that a naval officer in the northern city of Jaffna raped...

Call for papers: CENWOR Fourteenth National Convention on Women’s studies, November 2014

12 Aug 2014 | 0
An opportunity for researchers on women’s issues to present papers and discuss empirical experiences....

EYA 2014

12 Aug 2014 | 0
Eya banner The first issue of EYA, WMC’s Sinhala magazine, for the year 2014 covers Women and...

Migrant SHADOW report consultation

8 Aug 2014 | 0
IMG_9645 The very first migrant SHADOW report consultation meeting was held at the Women and Media Collective on the 1st of August, 2014. Women migrant groups from Gampaha, Kandy, Rambukkana, Kurunegala and Ja-ela reviewed various aspects of Sri Lanka’s migrant women...
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