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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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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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University students from New York and Colombo visit WMC

University students from New York and Colombo visit WMC

A group of human rights law students from the University of Colombo and the Gallatin School, New York visited Women and Media Collective to learn more about WMC’s role in addressing women’s rights issues in Sri Lanka and its applicability in achieving gender equality. Women in politics, women in trade unions, migrant workers rights and...

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Celebrating International Migrants Day 2014

The 15th Annual International Migrants Day was celebrated by the Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) in Colombo at the Mahaveli Centre. As the country prepares for the 2015 presidential elections ACTFORM reminds us that migrant workers are deprived of their voting privileges. Being one of the larger foreign...

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WMC television talk show: Kadapatha (Migrant Women)

WMC television talk show: Kadapatha (Migrant Women)

Episode 01 Migrant Women (Aired on 09 September 2014) Part 01 Part 02 Part...

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Migrant SHADOW report consultation

The very first migrant SHADOW report consultation meeting was held at the Women and Media Collective on the 1st of August, 2014. Women migrant groups from Gampaha, Kandy, Rambukkana, Kurunegala and Ja-ela reviewed various aspects of Sri Lanka’s migrant women workers to get a better understanding of the situation faced by all women working...

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ACTFORM National Action Plan for migrant workers

ACTFORM National Action Plan for migrant workers

In a bid to ensure that the rights and well being of women migrant workers are protected Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) are taking steadfast measures to improve the conditions for all migrants. Drawn up by women’s rights groups from five districts in Sri Lanka the National Action...

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