Cabinet decision to Ban on Mothers having children below 5 years of age leaving the country for foreign employment We vehemently oppose to the Cabinet decision to ‘ban’ mothers of children under the age of five from migrating abroad for work. This ban was imposed taking into account the social and psychological costs such as … Continue reading Celebrating International Migrants Day, 18 December 2017
2015 වසරේ දී අප සමරනු ලබන්නේ 16 වන ජාත්යන්තර සංක්රමණික දිනයයි. දෙසැම්බර් 18 වන දින ජාත්යන්තර සංක්රමණික දිනය ලෙස 2000 වසරේ දී එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංගමය විසින් ප්රකාශයට පත්කරන ලදී. එදා සිට අද දක්වාම ලෝකයේ බොහෝ රටවල, විශේෂයෙන් සංක්රමණික සේවය සඳහා සේවකයින් යවන රාජ්යයන් විසින් මෙම දිනය සමරනු ලබයි. ලෝක ආර්ථිකයට වැදගත් දායකත්වයක් සංක්රමණික සේවකයින් නිසා … Continue reading සංක්රමණිකයින්ගේ අයිතිවාසිකම් තහවුරු කරමු ! 2015 දෙසැම්බර් 18 වන දින ජාත්යන්තර සංක්රමණික දිනය සමරමු !
This is a humble request to join us tomorrow the 3rd of December at 4:00 pm opposite the United Nations compound, down Bauddhaloka Mawatha, for the Sri Lankan woman who has been sentenced to death by stoning in Saudi Arabia. This could be the final few hours that we have to express our deep regret. … Continue reading For her life
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
This research study looks at thirty returnee migrant women. This study attempts to identify problems and prospects of settling back and reintegration of returnee migrant workers. The study found that return and reintegration differed widely for different groups of returnees depending on their own characteristics as well as depending on their own characteristics as well … Continue reading Transforming Lives
Let us commemorate the International Migrant Workers’ Day on 18 December 2014! In 2014 we celebrate the fifteenth International Migrant Workers’ Day (IMWD). The United Nations Organisation declared 18 December as IMWD in 2000. Since then many states in the world, especially countries of origin, celebrate this day dedicated to migrant workers. The great contribution … Continue reading Let’s ensure migrant workers voting rights! (IMD 2014)
Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) has issued a media statement in lieu of International Migrants Day 2012. It’s available in Sinhala, Tamil and English.