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National Consultation Meeting on Beijing +15
 September 2009

SLWNGOF organized a National Consultation meeting on Beijing +15 at CENWOR on 24th September 2009. This was in preparation for the 2010 review of progress towards the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, and sharing the outcomes of the provisional level consultations, and to identify the successes and strategies to address challenges that remain in … Continue reading National Consultation Meeting on Beijing +15
 September 2009

Awareness Building Programme 


A series of awareness building programmes were held in Nittambuwan, Puttlam, Mathugama, Horana, Kalutara, Hambantota, Rambukkana and Kandy. They focused on the government’s decision to impose restrictions on migration of women with children below 5 years of age and familiarized the participants on the report submitted to MWC by non governmental organizations regarding the protection … Continue reading Awareness Building Programme 


Consultative Forum on Increasing Women’s Political Participation at the local level in Sri Lanka

A meeting was held in Jaffna with the objective of increasing women’s political participation in local level decision-making bodies. It was organized by Vilithu and Women’s Development Centre,Jaffna in collaboration with Women and Media Collective and sponsored by the UNDP. 50 women participated in this event including women activists contesting in the Jaffna Municipal Council … Continue reading Consultative Forum on Increasing Women’s Political Participation at the local level in Sri Lanka

WMC condemns killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge

කාන්තාව හා මාධ්‍ය සාමූහිකය සන්ඬේ ලීඩර් පුවත්පතේ ප‍්‍රධාන කර්තෘ ලසන්ත වික‍්‍රමතුංග ඝාතනය හෙළා දැකීමට හා මාධ්‍ය මර්දනයට එරෙහිව ජනවාරි 9 වැනිදා සංවිධානය කර තිබූ පිකටිං ව්‍යාපාරයට සහභාගි විය. ජනවාරි 12 වැනි දින පැවැත් වූ ඝාතනය කළ ජනමාධ්‍යවේදියාගේ අවමඟුල් උත්සවයට කාන්තාව හා මාධ්‍ය සාමූහිකය සහභාගි වූ අතර මෑතක දී මාධ්‍යවලට එල්ල වූ මැර ප‍්‍රහාර හෙළා දකින … Continue reading WMC condemns killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge