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Gender and leadership workshop: Trade Union Women Claiming Political Leadership

Gender and leadership workshop: Trade Union Women Claiming Political Leadership

A four day residential training programme, Stepping Stones, for trade union women on gender and leadership was held in two phases on the 19th and 20th November and on the 17th and 18th December , 2013 in Colombo. The objective if this workshop was to train the trade union members as gender and leadership trainees...

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Celebrating International Migrants Day 2012

Celebrating International Migrants Day 2012

The Action Network for Migrant Workers (ACTFORM) and Women and Media Collective (WMC) celebrated the 13th Annual International Migrants Day on the 18th of December 2012. It is a day to remember the plight of these migrant women who leave their homes to build a better future their family and of course the economy of...

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Remembering Sunila: Three months on

Remembering Sunila: Three months on

The Women and Media Collective in collaboration with INFORM and the Free Media Movement, Sri Lanka commemorated Women’s Rights and Human Rights Defender, Sunila Abeysekera in Colombo on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013. This also marked the third month since her demise. The event was attended by around 400 people, friends, colleagues and...

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WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

We at Women and Media Collective (WMC) are deeply saddened at the loss of Sunila Abeysekera, a leading human rights activist in Sri Lanka who was one of the founding members of our organization and an Honorary Director. She passed away on the 9th of September 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rest in Peace Sunila....

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Media Statement – Journalism Awards 2012

Women journalists shine at the Journalism Awards...

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People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill

People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill

Women and Media Collective participated in the protest march organised by the People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill (PMAIEB) on the 15th of May 2013. Participants included several political parties, trade unions including Health Services Trade Unions Alliance, various civil society actors including women’s organizations and also the Federation of University Teachers’ Association...

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NOTICE: The Leader of the Opposition’s Commission on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

NOTICE: The Leader of the Opposition’s Commission on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

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Radhika Coomaraswamy Receives Fondation Chirac Special Jury Prize 2012 In Paris

Originally from http://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/radhika-coomaraswamy-receives-fondation-chirac-special-jury-prize-2012-in-paris-2/ By Colombo Telegraph – On November 22nd, 2012, Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Under Secretary General of the United Nations/Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, was awarded the Special Jury Prize 2012 by the Fondation Chirac for her actions in favor of the protection of children during armed conflict in the presence of Bernadette Chirac, wife of the former French president...

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