Women’s rights groups from all parts of Sri Lanka made it happen on the streets of Colombo to mark International Women’s Day 2015. On the 9th of March, women’s groups were demanding for an increase in political representation for women by introducing at least a 25% quota in all political bodies and to establish an … Continue reading IWD 2015: International Women’s Day March
For International Women’s Day 2015, a sticker and poster campaign was carried out by women’s rights groups with a message to increase women’s political participation by at least 25% within all political bodies of Sri Lanka. With this women’s groups also see a dire need to establish an Independent Women’s Commission to ensure the promises made in … Continue reading IWD2015: Sticker and Poster Campaign
– මීළඟ පළාත් පාලන ආයතන ජන්දය මිශ්ර ක්රමයකට පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත බැවින් පළාත් පාලන ආයතන ජන්ද විමසීම් (සංශෝධන) පනතට, ස්තී්රන්ට 25%ක ආසන වෙන්කිරීමක් සිදුකරන ලෙසට සංශෝධන ගෙන එන ලෙස දේශපාලන පක්ෂවලින් ඉල්ලා සිටීම. – පළාත් සභා මැතිවරණවලදී නාමයෝජනා ලබාදීමේ දී හා ප්රසාද ආසන ලබාදීමේ දී ස්තී්ර පුරුෂ සමාජභාවීය සමතුලිතාවයකින් යුතුව ආසන වෙන්කරන මෙන් දේශපාලන පක්ෂවලින් ඉල්ලා … Continue reading දේශපාලනයේ ස්ත්රි නියෝජනය වැඩි කිරීම සඳහා ස්ත්රින්ගේ ඉල්ලීම
In an effort to delve into the issues that are surrounding women and women’s rights, Women and Media Collective will telecast a series of talk shows on local television channel Swarnavahini, every Thursday at 10 p.m. Audience members are invited to ask questions during the discussion from the selected panel members who are involved or … Continue reading WMC television talk show: Kadapatha
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The International Centre for Ethnic Studies together with Women and Media Collective is pleased to invite you to the launch of the film by Chulani Kodikara and Velayudan Jayachithra in celebration of International Women’s Day 2014 on 6th March 2014 at 4.30 p.m at ICES Auditorium, Colombo. All are welcome for the screening and discussion … Continue reading Don’t think of me as a woman: An election story from the margins.
A four day residential training programme, Stepping Stones, for trade union women on gender and leadership was held in two phases on the 19th and 20th November and on the 17th and 18th December , 2013 in Colombo. The objective if this workshop was to train the trade union members as gender and leadership trainees … Continue reading Gender and leadership workshop: Trade Union Women Claiming Political Leadership
A residential training programme for the trade union women on engaging with the media was held on the 26th and 27th of October 2013 in Colombo. The objective of this workshop was to strengthen the trade union members’ skills in engaging with media and to provide a practical training on presenting their issues. A total … Continue reading Training Programme: Engaging with the media
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