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Report on Women’s Representation in Local Government

WMC published a report on strengthening governance and increasing women’s representation in Local Government in...

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International Human Rights Day 2008

WMC along with other non-governmental organizations participated in a rally in commemoration of Human Rights Day 2008 at the Lipton Circus. It was followed by a meeting held at the Public Library.
• WMC along with other Women’s Organizations, released a letter of condemnation on 03.10.2008 regarding the recent grenade attack on the residence of Mr....

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Caroline Anthony Pillai celebrates 100th birthday

WMC and the Social Scientists’ Association have published an article in honour of Caroline Anthony Pillai who celebrated her 100th birthday on the 8th of October. She was a founding member of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) as well as an active participant of the Ceylonese nationalist movement of the...

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Submission of the Migrant Rights NGO Shadow Report titled “The Sri Lanka NGO Shadow Report on the International Convention on the Protection of the rights of all Migrant Workers and their families,” to the Committee on Migrant Workers.

The International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families was ratified by Sri Lanka in 1996. This Convention entered into force in 2003. In April 2008 the Sri Lankan Government, as part of its obligation under this Convention submitted the First Periodic Country Report to the...

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Consultation on Strategic Mapping of Women’s Peace Activism in Sri Lanka

The Women and Media Collective undertook a Research Study to map Women’s Peace Activism in Sri Lanka for the strategic implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The study was conducted with the support from International Alert. The project involved identifying women’s groups and women’s peace initiatives in Sri Lanka, conducting a mapping of...

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Strategic Mapping of Women’s Peace Activism in Sri Lanka


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We Women campaign

The Women and Media Collective was part of the ‘We Women’ coalition in the month of January. ‘We Women’ is a coalition of individual women and women’s groups who came together in the event of Sri Lanka celebrating 60 years of independence in 2008. The objective of forming this coalition was to collectively and critically...

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Report on Abuses Against Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia,Kuwait,Lebanon and the UAE


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