As part of a series of events organized in celebration of International Women’s Day, Women and Media Collective (WMC) organized a photography exhibition featuring Sri Lankan women photographers. The exhibition is an annual event and has been generating positive responses since it started in 2009. It is a unique event where the work of women … Continue reading WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013
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 Sinhala.
WMC is once again organizing a photography exhibition by women photographers, following the positive response generated by previous exhibitions. It is a unique event where the work of women engaging in what is still a mainly male dominated profession in Sri Lanka, is exhibited. Through this endeavor WMC will be providing the women photographers, both … Continue reading CLOSED: Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2013
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 English.
First Place: Arambuma by Thisun Chandrasiri and Mathan Kumar Second Place: The Alert by Nipunika Fernando Third Place: Assai by Deva Aloysius
WMC protests and condemns the cartoon by Hasantha Wijenayake in the Sunday Lakbima Newspaper on the 9th of September, 2012. See the embedded letter below.
A demonstration was held on the 20th of July 2012 at Lipton Circus, Town Hall, Colombo. It was convened by Kamini M. Vitarana and women gathered to protest the current spate of incidents of violence against women and children, remarks by the police that this is “the fault of the parents” and the inability of … Continue reading Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse