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Keep hands off Civil Society

Civil Society organisations staged a protest rally in front of the Colombo Fort railway station yesterday against the circular issued by the Secretariat under the Ministry of Defence repressing all NGO’s from conducting conferences, workshops, trainings for journalists and issuing press releases without prior approval. They demanded that the government “Keep hands off civil society” … Continue reading Keep hands off Civil Society

New Media training for women in Sri Lanka – HerSpace

A technical training workshop on programme planning for women’s groups in Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on the 30th of June 2014. With new web platforms constantly emerging Women and Media Collective felt the need to update women in Sri Lanka on the latest technologies that are available online. The New Media training was … Continue reading New Media training for women in Sri Lanka – HerSpace

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 … Continue reading ACTFORM Kandy District Committee meetings

HerSpace training for women New Media producers

Women New Media producers, women’s activists and members of women’s groups were part of a training workshop on the methods of using online and social media tools safely while publishing their community messages to the online sphere. The New Media training workshop was held on the 27th of June 2014, headed by Nalaka Gunawardene, Science … Continue reading HerSpace training for women New Media producers

Statement: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence 2013

Sixteen days of activism against Gender Violence is an annual international campaign which takes place from the 25th November to the 10th of December. Last year women’s organizations from the North and Eastern parts of Sri Lanka contributed to the 16 days of activism against Gender Violence by initially highlighting reported incidents of sexual violence … Continue reading Statement: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence 2013