WMC launched this project with the objectives of increasing women’s knowledge of local government, building their capacity to contest local government elections, helping them enable good governance, etc. In total 14 Local Councils were observed in 3 districts by 25 women observers. Observation teams were selected from The Women’s Resource Centre in Badulla, the Uva Wellasa … Continue reading Strengthening Governance and Increasing Women’s Representation in Local Government (Kurunegala, Monaragala, Badulla)
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.