Local Government Election 2011

WMC carried out campaigns for the Local Government Election of 2011 in order to increase nominations for women and then to vote for a woman (see Media page for campaign details).
A total of 181 women were put forward by WMC and 72 were successful in receiving nominations for the upcoming local government election. Out of these candidates, 11 women have been voted into the Local Governments of their respective districts. (Galle-2, Trincomalee – 1, Kurunegala – 3, Badulla – 5)

Media work

You’re most welcome to work with us as a writer, blogger, radio maker or filmer. WMC works from a women’s perspective, covering women’s and gender issues. We offer support for your work and opportunities to get your work published, through weblogs, our magazines or other outlets.

Campaigns and events

We also invite you to support our campaigns and events. Do you like to organise activities? Or assist our work with women and women organisations in Sri Lanka?

Get involved now

Women and Media Collective
56/1 Sarasavi Lane
(off Castle Street)
Colombo 8
phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900