WMC 25th Anniversary

Women and Media Collective celebrated its 25th year in women’s activism by organizing a series of events under the theme of “Changing Minds; Women and Changing Perspectives”, on how women are changing minds about others, how others are changing minds about women and how women are changing minds about themselves. The main event was “Changing Minds”,...

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WMC condoles demise of Caroline Anthony Pillai

WMC condoled the death of veteran left wing political activist Caroline Anthony Pillai on the 6th of July 2009 by releasing a media...

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Media Statement- Protest letter on abduction of journalist Krishni Ifham

A number of women for civil society organizations issued a media statement to all media institutions condemning the abduction of journalist Krishni Ifham on the 24th of June...

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Meeting with Women’s Groups

On the 24th June, 2009 women activists from a number of women’s organizations in Sri Lanka participated at a meeting organized by WMC. A total of 30 women from organizations participated at the meeting. The meeting was in the form of a discussion and sharing of ideas and experiences, where all participants discussed a number...

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‘Loka dekai, eka jeevithayayi’

WMC screened ‘Loka dekai, eka jeevithayayi’, a film on sugar struggles and peasant women in the 1980’s. The screening was on the 4th June 2009 at WMC. The film was produced by USVA / Women and Media Collective in collaboration with the Progressive Women’s...

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WMC Film Festival 2009

WMC Film Festival 2009

The film festival was held from March 23rd to 26th at the Russian Cultural Centre at 3.00pm and 6.00pm each day. The following films were screened: Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud and The Secret Life of Bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The festival was open to the public and was...

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“Kadathurawen Eha” – Tamil radio clips

WMC produced 60 radio clips of two minutes called “Kadathurawen Eha” which primarily focused on women’s issues. The clips were aired on the Sinhala commercial service radio station, and received many positive responses from the listeners. Also, there were requests from the listeners to broadcast the clips in the Tamil language as well. As a...

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International Women’s Day 2009

WMC celebrated International Women’s Day 2009 at a meeting organized by the Praja Diriya Padanama of...

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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.

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