To all political parties: These are our concerns

22 Jul 2015 | 0
IMG_3237 Source: Sunday Observer Ensure women’s rights and gender equality By Women and Media Collective There are selected issues concerning the rights of women that all political parties are requested to commit to address: Independent National Commission on Women There is an urgent need to set up a strong formal institution with legal powers to address...

WMC bids farewell to Gigi Francisco

27 Jul 2015 | 0
11782491_871651156260226_1594493961788999832_o We bid farewell to Gigi Francisco with a sense of deep loss and sadness. Gigi was General Co-ordinator of DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era) from 2008 to 2014 when her struggle with cancer forced her to...

‘Veediye Virodaya’ protest

22 Jul 2015 | 0
20150710_145334 A large gathering attended the Veediye Virodaya movement protest also known as the Black Protest at the Colombo Fort railway station on the 10th of July 2015. Some of the demands made at the protest were for clean politics and...

Open Letter to all Political Parties – Key Pledges to be included in Manifestos

14 Jul 2015 | 0
13th July, 2015 We the undersigned Sri Lankan civil society activists and organizations, wish to bring to your attention human rights issues of pivotal importance to reconciliation, unity, peace and prosperity in our country, which we strongly believe should be...

2015 ජූලි 09 දින රිවිර පුවත්පතේ පළ කර තිබු ‘දවසේ ටොක්ක’ කාටූනයට විරෝධය දැක්වීම

13 Jul 2015 | 0
cartoon002gossiplankanews 2015 ජූලි 09 වන දින රිවිර පුවත්පතේ පළ කර තිබු කැමිලස් විසින් අදින ලද ‘දවසේ ටොක්ක’ කාටූනය පිළිබඳව කාන්තාව හා මාධ්‍ය සාමූහිකයේ අප‍්‍රසාදය හා විරෝධය මෙයින් පළ කරමු. අපේ රටේ සමස්ත ජනගහනයෙන් 52%ක් වන ස්තී‍්‍රන්, මෙරට ජන්දදායකයින්ගෙන් 56%ක් ද වෙයි....

Eya 2015 (1 issue)

10 Jul 2015 | 0
EYA 2015-1st Issue Cover ගල් ගැසුණු ලිංගිකත්වය පිළිබඳ කතිකාවට...

New Media workshop: SEO for social activism via Social Media (Tamil Language)

6 Jul 2015 | 0
image1 A New Media workshop on Social Media and SEO techniques for social activism was held at the Women and Media Collective on the 4th of July 2015. The workshop titled “SEO for social activism via Social Media” was headed by...

Study: Inside the news – Challenges and aspirations of women journalists in Asia and the Pacific

23 Jun 2015 | 0
inside-the-news-368px The media industry and newsrooms in particular continues to be shadowed by various gender disparities despite an increase of women media professionals in the Asia Pacific region. Recognising this UNESCO released a study titled ‘Inside the news: Challenges and aspirations...

Women’s Groups Raise Red Flags on Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations

23 Jun 2015 | 0
WMG Red Flags Zero Draft On June 23, Activists Say: “No Sustainable Development Without Equality” UNITED NATIONS—Governments are meeting this week to negotiate a political declaration for the UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Women’s Major Group, representing more than 600 women’s...
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