Recently, the Women and Media Collective facilitated a consultation meeting on the CEDAW Shadow Report at CENWOR, on the 03rd of August 2009. The meeting was attended by over 50 participants from WMC’s network organizations based in Colombo and the Suburbs. At the meeting, the chapters compiled under the 2002-2009 Shadow Report were presented and … Continue reading Consultation meeting on the CEDAW Shadow Report
WMC organized a felicitation and meeting with women who have been elected to office following Provincial Council elections held in 2008/2009. It was held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI) on the 3rd of June 2009. Eleven women elected to the Provincial Councils of Western, Central, North Western, Eastern, Sabaragamuwa and North Central provinces … Continue reading Celebrating Women in Politics
On the 24th June, 2009 women activists from a number of women’s organizations in Sri Lanka participated at a meeting organized by WMC. A total of 30 women from organizations participated at the meeting. The meeting was in the form of a discussion and sharing of ideas and experiences, where all participants discussed a number … Continue reading Meeting with Women’s Groups
The 2nd Regional Training Institute for young feminists from South and South East Asia was organized by Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), from the 16th – 22nd April 2009 in Manila, Philippines. Kumudini Samuel and Nilusha Hemasiri from WMC participated. Kumudini Samuel who was the DAWN South Asia coordinator participated as … Continue reading DAWN – Regional Training Institute
WMC celebrated International Women’s Day 2009 at a meeting organized by the Praja Diriya Padanama of Puttalam.
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. … Continue reading International Human Rights Day 2008
WMC was represented at the FLICT Partner Days held in Beruwala in October and in Kandy in November. Participants shared their experiences with other partner organizations and also formulated a future action plan.