In lieu of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence, WMC launched an online campaign at http://srilanka16days.wordpress.com/ using social networking and blogging as a platform for raising awareness. The campaign was held from the 25th of November to the 10th of December. Some of the blog posts from the campaign were republished in mainstream media. … Continue reading 16 Days Online Campaign – 2011
ACTFORM produced a documentary on Ariyawathie from Hakmana, Matara (in the Southern Province) who was inhumanely tortured while working in Saudi Arabia in 2010 by her employers who hammered nails into various parts of her body. The documentary is in Sinhala with English subtitles. DVDs were distributed to relevant Ministries, migrant worker organizations, trade unions etc. and … Continue reading Documentary on migrant worker Ariyawathie
WMC attended a panel discussion organized by CPA on 29.11.2011 on Internet and Web Censorship
WMC organized a meeting with Sinhala and Tamil language women bloggers, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. The meeting was held on the 9th of September 2011. It was attended by over 20 bloggers including several bloggers from Jaffna.