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Annual Women’s National Convention 2006

The Annual National Convention for Women Activists 2006 was held in January 2007. Thirty one women activists from a number of districts includingKandy, Nuwara Eliya, Moneragala, Puttalam, Kegalle, Gampaha, Kurunegala, andColomboparticipated. The WMC held its first Annual National Convention for Women Activists in 1984.
Issues relating to the broad themes of Democracy and Conflict were discussed....

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Joint Submission Made to Panel of Experts on Constitutional Reform

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Submission of “Human Rights and Humanitarian Concerns of Women”

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies, the Women & Media Collective and INFORM, jointly submitted a document, ‘Human Rights and Humanitarian Concerns of Women’ to the Co-Chairs Meeting which was held on 12 September 2006 inBrussels.
A submission on gender issues was also made by various women’s groups to the Panel of Experts on Constitutional Reform...

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Women Condemn the Attack on Civilians at Kebithigollewa

The Sri Lankan Women for Peace and Democracy (SLWPD), of which the WMC is a member organisation, issued a Media Statement to all media institutions condemning the claymore attack allegedly by the LTTE on a passenger bus at Kebethigollewa on the 15th of June 2006. Although it was sent to all media institutions, it was actually...

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“Women say No to War”

The WMC sent a statement to H.E. Mahinda Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka, to the LTTE, the Inspetor General of Police and to the English, Sinhala and Tamil newspapers calling for responsible behaviour and an appeal to stop the killings on both sides, the government and the LTTE. This statement was sent together with 118...

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Submission to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reforms

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Sri Lanka NGO Shadow Report

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Sri Lanka 3rd and 4th Periodic Country Report to CEDAW Comittee

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