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...

Sri Lankan journalist wins prestigious media award

19 Sep 2014 | 0
WMA-Winners Geneva/Stockholm, 5 September 2014 – Seven journalists were named today as winners of the “2014 WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related (WASH) issues. The journalists, their winning entries, and the award categories...

Fairness prevails for the murder and rape of FTZ woman worker says women’s groups

5 Sep 2014 | 0
Women's groups outside the high court A high court judge sentenced a medical doctor, of the Negambo hospital, to death on the 3rd of September 2014 for the murder of young woman in 2007. Chamila Dissanayake (23) who was working in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ)...

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 by Chandra Kumara also known as Selva the man who allegedly...

Invitation: Remembering Sunila, One year on

1 Sep 2014 | 0
Invitation English Join us as we, Women and Media Collective, commemorate our founder and human rights defender Sunila...

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...

Civil Society plan to review 20 years of Beijing Platform for Action

26 Aug 2014 | 0
Beijing+20 A broad coalition of feminist and women’s rights networks, constituencies and allies are preparing for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) regional and global review of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for...

Sol 2014 Issue 1

21 Aug 2014 | 0
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