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WMC Film Festival – April 2014

WMC Film Festival – April 2014

The annual WMC film festival returns for the 10th consecutive year. This year, the festival will run from the 2 – 4th of April at the Namel Malini Punchi Theatre, Colombo 08. The award ceremony for the Women and Media Collective (WMC) short- film competition will also be held on Wednesday, 2 April at 2:30pm....

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Postcards on women, peace and security – UNSCR 1325

Postcards on women, peace and security – UNSCR 1325

 Postcards on women, peace and security – UNSCR...

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Female ex-combatants of Sri Lanka (Documentary)

Female ex-combatants of Sri Lanka (Documentary)

A film by Home for Human Rights and Women and Media Collective...

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Training Programme: Engaging with the media

Training Programme: Engaging with the media

A residential training programme for the trade union women on engaging with the media was held on the 26th and 27th of October 2013 in Colombo. The objective of this workshop was to strengthen the trade union members’ skills in engaging with media and to provide a practical training on presenting their issues. A total...

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Awadiyen Imu: Radio Programme on Working Women

Awadiyen Imu: Radio Programme on Working Women

Women and Media Collective is conducting a series of radio programmes on the rights and issues pertaining to working women in Sri Lanka. Your feedback would be most welcome. Details of the radio programme are as follows. Every Tuesday (from the 1st of October 2013 onwards)  Click here to listen to Awadiyen Imu, Women and...

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Media Statement: Government should invest in providing long-term childcare to families of women employed overseas

Media Statement: Government should invest in providing long-term childcare to families of women employed overseas

The Women and Media Collective is very concerned that the recently issued circular of the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare requires prospective women migrants to provide information on their family background and evidence of adequate childcare arrangements as a condition for leaving for employment overseas. WMC recognizes this as an infringement of a...

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Shortlist (SCRIPTS) : WMC Short Film Competition 2013

Shortlist (SCRIPTS) : WMC Short Film Competition 2013

Shortlist of selected scripts Amila Sanjeewa – Nanny Sanath Dissanayake – Sithuvili Vajira Yaapa – Sudu Muhunai Kota Gawmai Hari Avadarnam Niroshan Chandrawijayakumar – Are We Ready….? A Story on Us Tilani Fernando – Overcoming Gender Stereotypes U.A Nalini Senevirathne – Diri Ganimu – Divi Rakimu L.P.C.B. Jayathilake – Mhemai M. Nipunika Melanthi Fernando –...

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WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

We at Women and Media Collective (WMC) are deeply saddened at the loss of Sunila Abeysekera, a leading human rights activist in Sri Lanka who was one of the founding members of our organization and an Honorary Director. She passed away on the 9th of September 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rest in Peace Sunila....

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Media work

You’re most welcome to work with us as a writer, blogger, radio maker or filmer. WMC works from a women’s perspective, covering women’s and gender issues. We offer support for your work and opportunities to get your work published, through weblogs, our magazines or other outlets.

Campaigns and events

We also invite you to support our campaigns and events. Do you like to organise activities? Or assist our work with women and women organisations in Sri Lanka?

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Women and Media Collective
56/1 Sarasavi Lane
(off Castle Street)
Colombo 8
phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900
wmcsrilanka@gmail.com