By Isurinie Mallawaarachchi Source: Ceylon Today It was a few years ago, when a friend called me to ask not to accept a Facebook friend request from a certain person whom she revealed as her former lover. “I am compelled to deactivate all my social media accounts, because this person keeps sending messages to my … Continue reading Cyberbullying and scared women – Ceylon Today
The month of March is Women’s History Month which coincides with International Women’s Day. Thus in celebration of IWD 2017, we are featuring some of the most remarkable women from Sri Lanka. These info-graphics are profiles of women and their contributions to society and to the feminist movement. Women’s history month is an annual declared … Continue reading Women’s History Month on IWD 2017
As part of the Commission’s International Women’s Day celebrations, please join Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins for a special International Women’s Day RightsTalk on gender equality and women’s work and care on the 2nd March 2017.
As part of the Commission’s International Women’s Day celebrations, please join Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins for a special International Women’s Day RightsTalk on gender equality and women’s work and care on the 2nd March 2017. This IWD RightsTalk will explore the recognition of unpaid care and domestic work that remains the burden of women … Continue reading Rights Talk: Gender equality, women’s work and care
In August 2016 feminists and sexual rights activists participated in a workshop on Feminist Politics of Technology and Digital Security organised by the Women and Media Collective together with the Association of Progressive Communications (APC). The workshop attempted to provide insights to how activists can harness the internet to talk about violence against women and … Continue reading EROTICS: Feminist Politics of Technology and Digital Security Workshop
The annual Sri Lankan National Women’s activists Convention organised by the Women and Media Collective was an opportunity to revisit ‘feminist understanding of the current political dynamics in Sri Lanka’. It brought together around 40 feminists and women activists, some representing organisations while others individually, to Wadduwa from the 14 – 16 of October 2016. The … Continue reading National Women’s Convention 2016
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Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala the first Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest was presented with the Ambassadorship for the protection of women’s rights and an end to violence against women by the Hon. Minister Chandrani Bandara from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, today. The Ambassadorship to Jayanthi was granted for the next three years. It is with … Continue reading Ambassadorship presented to Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala by the Minister of Women’s Affairs
Click here to read the consolidated submissions on proposed constitutional provisions by women’s groups. Download the document here
Women’s rights activists met with Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala, the first Sri Lankan to summit mount Everest, at the Women and Media Collective on the 15 of June 2016.