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පියෙකුගෙ වගකීම (video)

පියෙකුගෙ වගකීම (video)

ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා විදේශ සේවා නියුක්ති කාර්යාංශය විසින් වයස අවුරුදු පහට අඩු දරුවන් සිටින මව්වරුන් විදේශගත වීම තහනම් කිීරීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් ගෙන ආ පවුල් පසුබිම් වාර්තාව පදනම් කොටගෙන ස්ත‍්‍රීන් බොහෝමයකට විදේශ ගත වීමට ඇති අයිතිය අහිමි විය. දරුවන්ගේ වගකීම් මවට පමණක් නොව, පියාට ද හිමි බව අප සමාජයේ බොහෝ දෙනෙකු පිළිනොගන්නා නමුත් ස්ත‍්‍රීන් උපයන විදේශ විනිමය රටේ...

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Women’s groups move to secure the 25% quota for women in Local Government

Women’s groups move to secure the 25% quota for women in Local Government

The Women and Media Collective (WMC) together with 23 Women’s organisations expressed their concern to the President, Prime Minister and the Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government on the reported negotiations to reformulate the enacted 25% quota for women in Local Authorities. In order to ensure that the current provision of a 25% quota...

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ACTFORM Training of Trainers Manual

ACTFORM Training of Trainers Manual

A rights based training manual was developed by the Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) in consultation with the training department of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE). Currently the SLBFE has 19 training centres and trainers from each department were brought in for the training of trainer’s (TOT) programme. The TOT manual,...

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සංක‍්‍රමණිකයින්ගේ අයිතිවාසිකම් තහවුරු කරමු ! 2015 දෙසැම්බර් 18 වන දින ජාත්‍යන්තර සංක‍්‍රමණික දිනය සමරමු !

2015 වසරේ දී අප සමරනු ලබන්නේ 16 වන ජාත්‍යන්තර සංක‍්‍රමණික දිනයයි. දෙසැම්බර් 18 වන දින ජාත්‍යන්තර සංක‍්‍රමණික දිනය ලෙස 2000 වසරේ දී එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංගමය විසින් ප‍්‍රකාශයට පත්කරන ලදී. එදා සිට අද දක්වාම ලෝකයේ බොහෝ රටවල, විශේෂයෙන් සංක‍්‍රමණික සේවය සඳහා සේවකයින් යවන රාජ්‍යයන් විසින් මෙම දිනය සමරනු ලබයි. ලෝක ආර්ථිකයට වැදගත් දායකත්වයක් සංක‍්‍රමණික සේවකයින් නිසා...

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WMC 30th Anniversary timeline

Women’s Struggles, Women’s Pride As The Women and Media Collective celebrates 30 years of activism here is a look into WMC’s contribution to the women’s rights movement of Sri...

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Abdicating responsibility – The Sunday Observer

While the video footage of a Sri Lankan housemaid getting assaulted allegedly by her agents in the Kingdom of Kuwait went viral, questions are being raised as to why the victim, 40- year- old Kanthi Thilakalatha was released by the Sri Lankan mission to the agency before the investigation concluded. Thilakalatha is reportedly under medical...

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ACTFORM capacity building initiative

To strengthen the capacity of government officials for the protection and promotion of the rights of women migrant workers and their families the Action Network for Migrant Workers or ACTFORM met with government representatives, members of civil society and the media on the 22nd of September 2015 in Nittambuwa. Through this meeting ACTFORM hopes to...

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ACTFORM meets Minister of Foreign Employment, Thalatha Athukorala

ACTFORM meets Minister of Foreign Employment, Thalatha Athukorala

The Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) met with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Employment, Thalatha Athukorala to discuss the current status of women migrant workers and the measures that need to be taken to further improve their status at home and abroad. This was the first meeting between Sri Lanka’s ACTFORM network and...

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