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 !
Director of Women and Media Collective Dr. Sepali Kottegoda feels that though the number of Sri Lankan working women is higher than ever, they continue to face far too many challenges. Speaking to Benchmark’s Savithri Rodrigo, she notes that women have made forays into the labour force, political processes, and even local and national level … Continue reading Video: Gender Equality a Mixed Bag – Interview with WMC’s Executive Director
This manual was developed with feedback of 40 trade union female members of 20 trade unions who belong to the Trade Union Women United network coordinated by Women and Media Collective. The manual is available in the Sinhala and Tamil languages. Through this manual users can obtain similar levels of knowledge, attitudes and skills and … Continue reading Training of Trainers manual on leadership for women in Trade Unions of Sri Lanka
On International Women’s Day as Women and Media Collective celebrates 30 years of activism we take a moment to celebrate the life of founder Sunila Abeysekara. Source: Isis International Why Sunila loved March 8th I visited Sunila around 8th March 2013 to spend some time with her after she’d been diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. … Continue reading IWD 2015: Celebrating the life of our founder Sunila Abeysekara
The history of women’s activisms in Sri Lanka is yet to be told. Men and male domination have silenced and eliminated women from the ‘official’ histories of the country and similarly around the world. But the memory of women’s activism remains in the stories told by great women like our grandmothers and elders that are … Continue reading WMC 30th Anniversary: Women’s Struggles, Women’s Pride
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
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)
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)