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 Sarawanan Nadarasa for media personnel, particularly women working in Tamil news websites. The workshop was...

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...

Media Advisory: How can we get more women in newsrooms? New study on gender and journalism in Asia-Pacific gives media professionals their say

15 Jun 2015 | 0
Cover_image_1_website_2e502fa3b3 “Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations of Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific” to be launched by UNESCO, UN Women and IFJ at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand in special event on 22 June BANGKOK, 14 JUNE, 2015 –...

Media Breifing: Women’s political representation

4 Jun 2015 | 0
IMG_3423 As President Maitripala Sirisena’s draft of the 20th Amendment is scheduled to be presented to the cabinet today a special media briefing on the representation of women in politics was organised by the Women and Media Collective yesterday, 3rd of...

Journey Towards Justice (Colombo)

1 Jun 2015 | 0
IMG_3269 Journey Towards Justice is an ongoing island wide campaign organised to stand up for violence against women and girls. On this day silent protests took place in several parts of the country such as Kandy, Puttlam, Batticaloa, Kilinochchi and Colombo....

Enough is Enough: silent protest for Vidhya

31 May 2015 | 0
11053317_1603997426523969_2800572446920597181_n Civil society gathered in protest to call for an end to violence against women near the Boralla cemetery in Colombo on the 26th of May 2015. Some of the demands made at the protest were to seek justice for Vidhya...

Women of Wednesday condemn the use of the photograph of Vidya Sivaloganathan

29 May 2015 | 0
Women of Wednesday condemn the use of the photograph of Vidya Sivaloganathan, which depicts her victimized by rapists and murderers. Even social media sites which supposedly support responsible reporting should be more sensitive to not contributing to her victimization. This...


28 May 2015 | 0
2015_05_26_9080 We, the signatures to this statement express our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family Vindya Sivaloganathan who was gang raped and murdered in the village of Pungudutivu in Kayts. We also condole with the community in the village and...
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