Joining the Dots is a research that explores the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW and BPFA. The research was carried out in 6 countries in the Asia Pacific region, Fiji, Aceh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan by Asia Pacific Women’s Watch, JERA International, Australia and the Women … Continue reading Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas
The awarding ceremony of the WMC Short Film Competition 2012 was held on the 19th of March 2013 at Punchi Theatre, Borella. First Place: Arambuma by Thisun Chandrasiri and Mathan Kumar Second Place: The Alert by Nipunika Fernando Third Place: Assai by Deva Aloysius The short films can be watched at http://womenandmedia.org/wmc-short-film-competition-2012/
The Women and Media Collective proudly presents its 9th annual film festival Screenings: 3pm & 6pm each day Venue : Punchi Theatre, Colombo 08 ENTRANCE FREE 20th March – A Separation 21st March – The Dirty Picture 22nd March – Sarafina! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/436636899754180/ Some of the feedback we received for the festival this year is … Continue reading WMC Film Festival 2013
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.