Women’s submissions to the PRC on Constitutional reforms

30 Mar 2016 | 0
IMG_9271 The Women and Media Collective held several discussions with women’s rights activists and groups from over 20 districts on the new constitution making process. The drafting of third constitution since Sri Lanka’s independence encouraged public opinions for the very first time. At this historic juncture it was important that thoughts and concerns of women were...
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ACTFORM Training of Trainers Manual

27 Apr 2016 | 0
IMG_9720 A rights based training manual was developed by the Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) in consultation with the training department of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE). Currently the SLBFE has 19 training centres and trainers from...

DAWN at CPD 49: Meeting the SRHR of all people: Advancing the Montevideo Consensus agenda

20 Apr 2016 | 0
panel Source: DAWN Chair: Kumudini Samuel, DAWN (Sri Lanka) Speakers: • Cecilia Stapff, Representative of the Uruguayan Delegation for CPD (Uruguay) • Julia Terborg, Center for People’s Devt (Suriname) • Oriana Lopez, RESURJ (Mexico) • Cai Yiping, DAWN (China) The Permanent...

CPD 49 Calls for Data Improvements to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cairo POA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

20 Apr 2016 | 0
CPD49_558x207 April 15, 2016 To Leave No One Behind, Everyone Must be Counted UN Commission on Population and Development Calls for Data Improvements to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cairo Program of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development A...

Call for nominations: WikiPeaceWomen website

23 Mar 2016 | 0
12661987_959905940712413_8558894416098530296_n The search is on for 1,000,000 women from all over the world whose stories will be uploaded to the WikiPeaceWomen website. The idea is to call international attention to the vital role played by women from all walks of life...

Confusion leads to INCONSISTENCY in sentencing – Daily News

21 Mar 2016 | 0
z_p06-confusion01 Source: Daily News A tussle between judicial discretion and mandatory sentencing has given rise to inconsistency in sentencing on cases heard in country’s judicial system. The gravity of the issue is further heightened when examining sentences given on sexual offenses,...

A consultation on Gender and Electoral Reforms in the Constitution

21 Mar 2016 | 0
2016_03_03_9999_2 To further engage women in identifying key provisions for electoral reform and women’s political participation in the constitution the Women and Media Collective organised a workshop for women’s rights activists and groups from across the island on the 3rd and...

The Quota for Women in Local Government: A pledge for parity and a parody in parliament?

14 Mar 2016 | 0
image1 Source: Groundviews By Chulani Kodikara The theme for International Women’s Day this year is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality”. A good day to reflect on the 25% mandatory quota for women in local government passed...

IWD 2016: SAWM calls for gender equality

10 Mar 2016 | 0
SAWM Committed to fair gender portrayal within and outside the media, South Asian Women in Media (SAWM) Sri Lanka, marks International Women’s Day 2016 with a call for journalists to stand up for gender equality and make fair gender portrayal a...
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