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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Yesterday was the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances and in commemoration Right to Life organised a meeting for the families of the disappeared in Colombo. Around 300 family members, mostly women, of the disappeared gathered at the Viharamahadevi park. While they welcomed the Office of the Missing Persons the event also highlighted...

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Ambassadorship presented to Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala by the Minister of Women’s Affairs

Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala the first Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest was presented with the Ambassadorship for the protection of women’s rights and an end to violence against women by the Hon. Minister Chandrani Bandara from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, today. The Ambassadorship to Jayanthi was granted for the next three years. It is with...

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WMC Short Film Competition 2016

WMC Short Film Competition 2016

Call for script submissions for this year’s short film competition. This is an opportunity for anyone who enjoys script writing and making films or anyone who would like to give it a try. Theme: Increasing Women’s Political Participation Deadline: 8th August 2016 for sending in your scripts only. We are looking for creative short film...

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Towards Transitional Justice

Towards Transitional Justice

As the government moves towards implementing mechanisms of transitional justice (TJ) in the country, a workshop was organised by the Women and Media Collective on the 22 June 2016 to build awareness on the TJ process while also identifying the roles and responsibilities of the Special Taskforce on Reconciliation and Transitional Justice. Designed for civil...

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Winners of WMC short film competition 2015/2016

Winners of WMC short film competition 2015/2016

Short film winners 1st place S. Gnanamathangi for Mm 2nd Place S.R.G. Chathumi Vidushika for Prathivartha (The Image) 3rd Place Sivaraj for Ino Oru Yugam Seywom Special Jury Awards Kusum Jayaweera for Gehenun yata weda Short Film Script Winners 1st place – S.R.G. Chathumi Vidushika Script name: Prathivartha 2nd place – S. Gnanamathangi Script name:...

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Consolidated Submissions on Proposed Constitutional Provisions by Women’s Groups and Networks

Click here to read the consolidated submissions on proposed constitutional provisions by women’s groups. Download the document...

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In pictures: WMC women’s photography exhibition and children’s poster exhibition

In pictures: WMC women’s photography exhibition and children’s poster exhibition

The Women and Media Collective recently held the annual women’s photography exhibition along with a children’s poster exhibition at the Lionel Wendt and Harold Pieris Galley. The opening and prize giving ceremony was on the 16th of June 2016 at the Lionel Wendt. The exhibitions were opened for public viewing on the 17 & 18...

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Public Representations on Constitutional Reform (PRC) Final Report

The final report on Constitutional Reform by the Public Representation Committee  Click here to download the English...

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