Activities Politics

Review meeting with Trade Union Women United (TUWU)

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...

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Trade union women meet

Women affiliated to trade unions in the country gathered on the 31st of July, 2014 to discuss several key prospects that will influence the future of trade union women. Thirty eight members belonging to the trade union women united group participated in this meeting to share their thoughts and exchange idea’s with Women and Media...

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Training Programme: Engaging with the media

Training Programme: Engaging with the media

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...

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Awadiyen Imu: Radio Programme on Working Women

Awadiyen Imu: Radio Programme on Working Women

Women and Media Collective is conducting a series of radio programmes on the rights and issues pertaining to working women in Sri Lanka. Your feedback would be most welcome. Details of the radio programme are as follows. Every Tuesday (from the 1st of October 2013 onwards)  Click here to listen to Awadiyen Imu, Women and...

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Leadership and Capacity Building Workshop

Leadership and Capacity Building Workshop

A two day residential workshop on Leadership and Capacity Building was organised for the trade union women members by the women and media collective on the 7th and 8th of August 2013. Anoja Weerasinghe and her Abina Acadamy conducted the workshop for WMC. 38 participants attend this workshop. The workshop focused on exercises to build...

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Formation of Trade Union Women United

Formation of Trade Union Women United

The introductory meeting for the Trade Union Women members was held on the 2nd of April 2013 in Colombo and the network Trade Union Women United was formed. This programme is designed to enhance Sri Lankan women trade union members’ representation within the larger political field. A one day consultation was held with a group...

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Stepping Stones: Trade Union Women in Political Leadership

Stepping Stones: Trade Union Women in Political Leadership

A two day residential training Programme for Trade Union women members was held on the 19th and 20th on June 2013 in Colombo. The training programme was on Trade Unions, Women Worker Rights and...

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People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill

People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill

Women and Media Collective participated in the protest march organised by the People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill (PMAIEB) on the 15th of May 2013. Participants included several political parties, trade unions including Health Services Trade Unions Alliance, various civil society actors including women’s organizations and also the Federation of University Teachers’ Association...

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Media work

You’re most welcome to work with us as a writer, blogger, radio maker or filmer. WMC works from a women’s perspective, covering women’s and gender issues. We offer support for your work and opportunities to get your work published, through weblogs, our magazines or other outlets.

Campaigns and events

We also invite you to support our campaigns and events. Do you like to organise activities? Or assist our work with women and women organisations in Sri Lanka?

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Women and Media Collective
56/1 Sarasavi Lane
(off Castle Street)
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phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900
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