Activities MDL

IWD 2015: International Women’s Day March

IWD 2015: International Women’s Day March

Women’s rights groups from all parts of Sri Lanka made it happen on the streets of Colombo to mark International Women’s Day 2015. On the 9th of March, women’s groups were demanding for an increase in political representation for women by introducing at least a 25% quota in all political bodies and to establish an...

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International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013 was celebrated in Colombo on the 8th of March under the theme of “A promise is a promise: time for action to end violence against women”. A parade from Nugegoda Weli Park to the Ananda Samarakoon Open Air Theater in Nugegoda consisted of activists, street drama, cyclists, skaters, viridu singers, etc....

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Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse

Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse

A demonstration was held on the 20th of July 2012 at Lipton Circus, Town Hall, Colombo. It was convened by Kamini M. Vitarana and women gathered to protest the current spate of incidents of violence against women and children, remarks by the police that this is “the fault of the parents” and the inability of...

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International Human Rights Day 2011

WMC attended the event organized by MDL in celebration of International Human Rights Day...

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Meeting with Mothers and Daughters of Lanka- Consultation with the CEDAW Concluding Observations

On 16th August, the Mothers & Daughters of Lanka a network of progressive women’s organizations conducted a members meeting, particularly with the aim of disseminating the Concluding Observations and discussing future...

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Annual General Meeting
 2009

The Annual General Meeting of Mothers and Daughters of Lanka (MDL) was held on the 24th July,...

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International Women’s Day 2008


The MDL printed leaflets in Sinhala and Tamil which highlighted the demands of women as they celebrated international women’s day for 2008. The leaflet demanded that the rising cost of living affected women the most and requested that all women in Sri Lanka unite to call an end to this...

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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.

Campaigns and events

We also invite you to support our campaigns and events. Do you like to organise activities? Or assist our work with women and women organisations in Sri Lanka?

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