Category: Media

WMC condemns killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge

කාන්තාව හා මාධ්‍ය සාමූහිකය සන්ඬේ ලීඩර් පුවත්පතේ ප‍්‍රධාන කර්තෘ ලසන්ත වික‍්‍රමතුංග ඝාතනය හෙළා දැකීමට හා මාධ්‍ය මර්දනයට එරෙහිව ජනවාරි 9 වැනිදා සංවිධානය කර තිබූ පිකටිං ව්‍යාපාරයට සහභාගි විය. ජනවාරි 12 වැනි දින පැවැත් වූ ඝාතනය කළ ජනමාධ්‍යවේදියාගේ අවමඟුල් උත්සවයට කාන්තාව හා මාධ්‍ය සාමූහිකය සහභාගි වූ අතර මෑතක දී මාධ්‍යවලට එල්ල වූ මැර ප‍්‍රහාර හෙළා දකින … Continue reading WMC condemns killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge

Production of Feminist Programmes on Television

The WMC in partnership with Young Asia Television completed the production of 30 minute talk shows in English, Sinhala, and Tamil. The talk shows discuss various social issues and concerns from a feminist perspective. They were initiated to fill a much felt void in the talk-show genre. The subjects discussed in the programmes were: conflict … Continue reading Production of Feminist Programmes on Television

Bus, Sticker and White Ribbon Campaign – 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence


In commemoration of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which falls on the 25th of November, the GBV Forum has launched a 16 day campaign (25th November to 10th December) to end violence against women.   GBV Forum’s 2008 slogan “Violence Against Women Hurts Us All … ACT NOW – End Violence … Continue reading Bus, Sticker and White Ribbon Campaign – 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence


Exhibition of Women’s Activism

‘Her footsteps, from then to now’, an exhibition highlighting the milestones of the history of the women’s movement in Sri Lanka and contributions by women’s organisations towards its development was organized by the Women and Media Collective on 27th and 28th September 2008. The exhibition dealt with an array of issues which included Women and Politics, … Continue reading Exhibition of Women’s Activism

Radio Spot Advertisements

WMC is broadcasting a series of 30 second Radio Spot Advertisements for a period of six months, advocating peace related themes. The spots are aired daily on Sinhala National Service (98.3 FM) before morning news at 6.00am and on Sinhala Commercial Service (93.3 FM) before morning news at 6.30am.

TV Campaign on Women’s Political Participation

WMC with the support of Women Defining Peace (WDP) coordinated the broadcasting of a TV campaign for a quota for women in political institutions as part of the We Women campaign.Two TV spots were produced in August 2008 Sinhala advertisements were telecasted on Derana TV and Sirasa TV, while the Tamil advertisements were telecasted on … Continue reading TV Campaign on Women’s Political Participation