WMC is broadcasting a series of 30 second Radio Spot Advertisements for a period of six months, advocating peace related themes. The spots are aired daily on Sinhala National Service (98.3 FM) before morning news at 6.00am and on Sinhala Commercial Service (93.3 FM) before morning news at 6.30am.
WMC with the support of Women Defining Peace (WDP) coordinated the broadcasting of a TV campaign for a quota for women in political institutions as part of the We Women campaign.Two TV spots were produced in August 2008 Sinhala advertisements were telecasted on Derana TV and Sirasa TV, while the Tamil advertisements were telecasted on … Continue reading TV Campaign on Women’s Political Participation
The Women and Media Collective undertook a Research Study to map Women’s Peace Activism in Sri Lanka for the strategic implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The study was conducted with the support from International Alert. The project involved identifying women’s groups and women’s peace initiatives in Sri Lanka, conducting a mapping of … Continue reading Consultation on Strategic Mapping of Women’s Peace Activism in Sri Lanka
To mark International Peace Day on 21st September 2007, a street exhibition of creative artwork designed by women was held. The artwork banners were based on the theme of peace, and were designed by women’s organizations from different areas aroundSri Lanka. The WMC organized this event.
A large number of concerned persons from civil society representing both organisations and individuals gathered at Lipton Circus, Colombo from 12.00 – 1.00 pm to protest against the government order to evict Tamils from Colombo lodges, and the forced transportation of over 300 Tamils who had been living in lodges to Jaffna and Trincomalee on … Continue reading Protest to stop eviction of Tamils from Colombo
An eight episode radio drama “Kadathurawen Ehaa” was conceptualized and produced in Sinhala and aired on the Sinhala Commercial Service (SLBC), on the impact of the peace process on individuals and communities, to highlight how peace has transformed people’s lives and discuss the consequences of war. The script was written by Kathline Jayawardena, produced by … Continue reading Radio Drama on the Peace Process
The WMC used the medium of radio to strengthen peace advocacy by placing a series of 10 second Radio Spot Advertisements during the Vesak Week. This was broadcast in Sinhala on Sha FM and SLBC 11th – 14th of May 2006. The messages appealed for an end to all violence and killings.
Twelve 15 second Radio Spot Advertisements, in Sinhala, English and Tamil were aired on Sirasa FM, Yes FM, Y-FM and Shakthi FM on the 22nd of February, 2006. The following message was aired through this advertisement: “The Ceasefire agreement is four years old.No more war!Let’s strengthen the ceasefirePeace – not warLife – not deathThis is the … Continue reading Radio Spot Advertisements to commemorate 4th Year of CFA