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Keep hands off Civil Society

Keep hands off Civil Society

Civil Society organisations staged a protest rally in front of the Colombo Fort railway station yesterday against the circular issued by the Secretariat under the Ministry of Defence repressing all NGO’s from conducting conferences, workshops, trainings for journalists and issuing press releases without prior approval. They demanded that the government “Keep hands off civil society”...

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New Media training for women in Sri Lanka – HerSpace

New Media training for women in Sri Lanka – HerSpace

A technical training workshop on programme planning for women’s groups in Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on the 30th of June 2014. With new web platforms constantly emerging Women and Media Collective felt the need to update women in Sri Lanka on the latest technologies that are available online. The New Media training was...

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HerSpace training for women New Media producers

Women New Media producers, women’s activists and members of women’s groups were part of a training workshop on the methods of using online and social media tools safely while publishing their community messages to the online sphere. The New Media training workshop was held on the 27th of June 2014, headed by Nalaka Gunawardene, Science...

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Capacity building New Media workshop for HerSpace

Capacity building New Media workshop for HerSpace

Aiming to strengthen the women’s network in the country a New Media training workshop was organised on the 6th of June 2014, for women in Sri Lanka by the Women and Media Collective. Women’s rights activists and members of women’s groups participated in the training to build a presence online and to eschew the skepticism...

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International Women’s Day Calendar 2014

International Women’s Day Calendar 2014

On International Women”s Day 2014, celebrations are taking place worldwide under the theme “Inspiring Change”. In Sri Lanka, women”s organisations in particular are involved in various programmes across the island during the month of March. To keep you updated on this years events here is a concise calendar of events for IWD 2014 in Sri Lanka. If...

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Herspace New Media training

Herspace New Media training

A training workshop was held on the 6th of March 2014 for women new media producers of the country to enhance their knowledge and create awareness on the most recent online platforms and how women in Sri Lanka can stay secure upon using them. Online security is increasingly becoming a priority especially among women in...

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Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas

Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas

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...

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Interviews with Women Bloggers

Interviews with Women Bloggers

During a meeting for Sinhala and Tamil language women bloggers, Women and Media Collective caught up with two women bloggers who have been active in the blogsphere for many years, Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai and Sanjeewika Manohari. Interview with Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai (English language) Interview with Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai (Tamil language) Interview with Sanjeewika Manohari (Sinhala...

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