Changing Minds | EQUAL REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICS
Sharing experiences – 2011 Local Government Elections
WMC, in partnership with five other women’s organizations, carried out a project to increase nominations for women candidates at the 2011 local government elections. A discussion was held on the 22nd of June 2012, in order to share the experiences from this project with political party leaders. It was held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.
The panelists included Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, M. Nizam Kariappa MP, Dayasiri Jayasekera MP, M.A. Sumanthiran MP, Rosy Senanayake MP and Ashoka Lankathilaka MP.