In December 2005, the Sri Lankan Women for Peace and Democracy (SLWPD), a group of women’s organizations facilitate by the Women and Media Collective launched a peace campaign on the theme “Life not Death; Peace not War,” demanding that the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE resume negotiations and call for an end to … Continue reading Peace Campaign – “Life not Death; Peace Not War”
A series of Sinhala and Tamil television programmes on the issues faced by Tsunami affected women were telecast on Channel Eye and TNL in July 2005. Topics discussed included female participation on decision making, right to land, domestic violence and violence against women, livelihood, and conflict, peace and the tsunami.
WMC facilitated an International Women’sMissionto the Conflict Affected areas with the aim of promoting the establishment of a gender sensitive Peace Process in 2001. The Findings and Recommendations of thisMissionwere published in a booklet titled “Women’s Concerns and the Peace Process” in 2002.