Activities Politics

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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Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas

Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas

Joining the Dots is a research that explores the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW and BPFA. The research was carried out in 6 countries in the Asia Pacific region, Fiji, Aceh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan by Asia Pacific Women’s Watch, JERA International, Australia and the Women...

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May Day 2013 – Trade Unions highlight the rights of women workers

May Day 2013 – Trade Unions highlight the rights of women workers

This year, Sri Lankan Trade Unions highlighted the Rights of Women Workers as part of the issues that were raised in the workers’ rallies on May 1st. A number of Trade Union women members were raising banners and placards focusing on women workers’ rights in Sri Lanka, including members of the Government Nursing Officer’s Association...

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Media Statement: Trade Unions to Raise Women Workers’ Rights at May Day Rallies

Media Statement: Trade Unions to Raise Women Workers’ Rights at May Day Rallies

This year, Sri Lankan Trade Unions are planning to highlight the Rights of Women Workers as part of the issues that will be raised in the workers’ rallies on May 1st. A number of Trade Union women members will be raising banners and placards focusing on women workers’ rights in Sri Lanka. Image from...

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Women Claiming Rights

Women Claiming Rights

http://womenclaimingrights.womenandmedia.org/ This project understands the concept of women, peace and security in the larger gender equality framework, which includes, UNSC Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960; the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the MDGs. It is also perceived as...

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Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

A consultation hosted by WMC with the theme “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?” was held on the 4th of April 2013 at Hotel Renuka in Colombo 03. The primary focus was to share the preliminary findings of the research that WMC conducted with Returnee Migrant women workers in...

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