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Selected Photographers: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2016

Selected Photographers: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2016

The photographs for the WMC women’s photography exhibition 2016 have been selected by our panel of judges. The theme for this year is Women, Culture and Religion. There was a good response to our submission call and while we thank all those who sent in their submissions below are the names of photographers who will...

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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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CPD 49 Calls for Data Improvements to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cairo POA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

CPD 49 Calls for Data Improvements to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cairo POA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

April 15, 2016 To Leave No One Behind, Everyone Must be Counted UN Commission on Population and Development Calls for Data Improvements to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cairo Program of Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development A broad-based coalition of 51 women’s and youth civil society groups from Asia Pacific, Africa, Latina...

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Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2016

Call for Submissions: WMC Women’s Photography Exhibition 2016

The deadline has been extended to the 24th of May 2016. Photographs along with you detail form can be brought to WMC, Monday to Wednesday from 9 am – 5 pm or you can send it to us by post to 56/1, Sarasavi Lane, Castle Street, Colombo 08. Concept...

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A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

Source: Groundviews  In response to the call by the Public Representations Committee (PRC) for public submissions relating to proposed constitutional reforms, the following submission was made to the PRC on March 15th 2016. Titled ‘A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities’ this submission focused on specific challenges faced by members...

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Call for nominations: WikiPeaceWomen website

Call for nominations: WikiPeaceWomen website

The search is on for 1,000,000 women from all over the world whose stories will be uploaded to the WikiPeaceWomen website. The idea is to call international attention to the vital role played by women from all walks of life in challenging harmful established social/cultural boundaries, institutions and ideologies and in creating and promoting peace...

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Confusion leads to INCONSISTENCY in sentencing – Daily News

Confusion leads to INCONSISTENCY in sentencing – Daily News

Source: Daily News A tussle between judicial discretion and mandatory sentencing has given rise to inconsistency in sentencing on cases heard in country’s judicial system. The gravity of the issue is further heightened when examining sentences given on sexual offenses, prompting different rights organisations to even file fundamental rights applications on the issue. However, remedies...

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A consultation on Gender and Electoral Reforms in the Constitution

A consultation on Gender and Electoral Reforms in the Constitution

To further engage women in identifying key provisions for electoral reform and women’s political participation in the constitution the Women and Media Collective organised a workshop for women’s rights activists and groups from across the island on the 3rd and 4th of March 2016. This was following a series of meetings undertaken by the WMC...

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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.

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(off Castle Street)
Colombo 8
phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900
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