A Local Councils observers training was held on the 11th of September in Colombo for a carefully selected group of women to observe the proceedings of the Local Councils in the Southern, Eastern and Central parts of Sri Lanka. The purpose of the training was for the observers to learn the way in which local … Continue reading Local councils observer training
A social media workshop was organised by the Women and Media Collective for Feminist, women’s rights and sexual rights activists in the country. The workshop was designed to build a conversation around the prevailing narrative and content that is available online, particularly on social media, on the rights of women and sexual minorities. Defining advocacy, … Continue reading OutRight social media workshop
Women and Media Collective meets and trains with female candidates, contesting for the upcoming Local Government elections in February 2018. The meeting in Galle was organised by the Gami Kantha Peramuna.
Women and Media Collective meets and trains with female candidates, contesting for the upcoming Local Government elections in February 2018. The meeting in Kurunegala was organised by Women’s Resource Center.
Storytelling is a powerful medium that allows people to describe an experience to a listening audience. While there are many ways in which stories are told, the Association for Progressive Communications together with the Women and Media Collective held a digital storytelling workshop to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to tell ones story … Continue reading EROTICS: Digital Storytelling Workshop
In August 2016 feminists and sexual rights activists participated in a workshop on Feminist Politics of Technology and Digital Security organised by the Women and Media Collective together with the Association of Progressive Communications (APC). The workshop attempted to provide insights to how activists can harness the internet to talk about violence against women and … Continue reading EROTICS: Feminist Politics of Technology and Digital Security Workshop
To strengthen the capacity of government officials for the protection and promotion of the rights of women migrant workers and their families the Action Network for Migrant Workers or ACTFORM met with government representatives, members of civil society and the media on the 22nd of September 2015 in Nittambuwa. Through this meeting ACTFORM hopes to … Continue reading ACTFORM capacity building initiative
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 … Continue reading New Media workshop: SEO for social activism via Social Media (Tamil Language)
This handbook was designed to support women with a keen interest to get online. Appropriate for beginners, this book introduces you to the very basics of the most commonly used web platforms that are available on the internet for free. It is our intention to encourage women to make their voices heard at a global … Continue reading Getting Online: A basic guide to Email, Blogging, Twitter and Facebook (New Media Handbook)
Trade union women leaders of Trade Union Women United (TUWU) met with Women and Media Collective (WMC) on the 17th of December 2014 to review the two year programme drawn up for capacity development of trade union women in Sri Lanka. WMC has engaged in a number of activities to promote the work of trade … Continue reading Review meeting with Trade Union Women United (TUWU)