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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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Media Statement: WMC condemns unethical reportage by the Ceylon Today and ‘Mawbima’ newspapers

Media Statement: WMC condemns unethical reportage by the Ceylon Today and ‘Mawbima’ newspapers

The WMC protests and condemns articles published in the front page of the Ceylon Today newspaper on the 22nd of January 2012, page 12 of its Sinhala newspaper ‘Mawbima’ on the 23rd of January and, the online editions of both newspapers regarding a woman drunk driver. See below the statement in English and...

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WMC & ACTFORM Condemn the Execution of Rizana Nafeek

WMC & ACTFORM Condemn the Execution of Rizana Nafeek

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Women’s rights activists condemn the use of vulgar, sexist language against the Chief Justice by ministers and parliamentarians

Women’s rights activists condemn the use of vulgar, sexist language against the Chief Justice by ministers and parliamentarians

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Media Statement: International Migrants Day 2012

Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) has issued a media statement in lieu of International Migrants Day 2012. It’s available in Sinhala, Tamil and...

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Petition about the protests against L.R.T. operations

Petition about the protests against L.R.T. operations

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Letter to the Sunday Lakbima – Request for Apology

Letter to the Sunday Lakbima – Request for Apology

WMC protests and condemns the cartoon by Hasantha Wijenayake in the Sunday Lakbima Newspaper on the 9th of September, 2012. See the embedded letter...

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Media Statement on the Incidence of Sexual Violence against Women and Children

Media Statement on the Incidence of Sexual Violence against Women and Children

WMC has issued a media statement on the recent spate of incidents of violence against women and children. We urge state institutions such as the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Child Development, the Ministry of Justice, the Child Protection Authority and the Department of Police to act immediately to stop this wave of violence against women and children....

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