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ACTFORM Kandy District Committee meetings

ACTFORM Kandy District Committee meetings

Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM), Kandy District Committee together with Women and Media Collective (WMC) held several meetings to carry out the activities of the National Action Plan that will address issues faced by migrant workers while also informing migrant officials on the importance of safeguarding the rights of migrants. The meeting saw community...

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ACTFORM Kurunegala District Committee Meetings

ACTFORM Kurunegala District Committee Meetings

With an aim of creating awareness on issues pertaining to migrant worker rights, Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM), Women and Media Collective, Women’s Resource Centre and the Kurunegala District Committee created a space for discussion with 15 members from human rights organisations, NGO’s, government representatives, women’s groups and migrant workers. This initiative is part...

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ACTFORM Kegalle District Committee meetings

ACTFORM Kegalle District Committee meetings

Government representatives, NGO’s, human rights activists and migrant workers met and discussed several key elements that are hindering the rights of women workers abroad. Coordinated by the Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) the Migrant Women’s Organisation of Kegalle held meetings to implement the National Action Plan for migrant...

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United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants meets members of ACTFORM and WMC

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants meets members of ACTFORM and WMC

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, visited Sri Lanka from 19 to 26 May 2014 to assess the human rights situation of Sri Lankans migrating abroad for work, and the related recruitment practices. During Mr. Crépeau’s eight-day mission to the country, he met with regional members of the...

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ACTFORM Gampaha District Committee Meetings

ACTFORM Gampaha District Committee Meetings

At the Gampaha District Committee meetings hosted by Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM), Women and Media Collective (WMC) and the Diriyata Saviya Womens organisation 13 government representatives, NGO workers and Women’s rights activists were brought together to discuss the National Action Plan for migrant workers. The meeting concluded with a decision to conduct research...

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Celebrating International Migrants Day 2013

As a tribute to all migrant workers of Sri Lanka Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) together with Women and Media Collective (WMC) organised the 14th Annual International Migrants Day on the 21 of December at the Mahaveli Centre. This year we not only celebrated our women workers but also their families, especially children who...

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Celebrating International Migrants Day 2012

Celebrating International Migrants Day 2012

The Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) celebrated the 13th Annual International Migrants Day on the 18th of December 2012. It is a day to remember the plight of these migrant women who leave their homes to build a better future their family and of course the economy of...

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Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

A consultation hosted by WMC with the theme “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?” was held on the 4th of April 2013 at Hotel Renuka in Colombo 03. The primary focus was to share the preliminary findings of the research that WMC conducted with Returnee Migrant women workers in...

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