වර්ගය: Networks

People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill

Women and Media Collective participated in the protest march organised by the People’s Movement Against the Increased Electricity Bill (PMAIEB) on the 15th of May 2013. Participants included several political parties, trade unions including Health Services Trade Unions Alliance, various civil society actors including women’s organizations and also the Federation of University Teachers’ Association (FUTA).

Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

A consultation hosted by WMC with the theme “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?” was held on the 4th of April 2013 at Hotel Renuka in Colombo 03. The primary focus was to share the preliminary findings of the research that WMC conducted with Returnee Migrant women workers in … Continue reading Consultation: “Women, Work, and Well Being: What are returnee women migrants telling us?”

International Women’s Day 2013

අද (8th of March 2013) ජාත්‍යන්තර කාන්තා දින සැමරුම ‘ස්ත‍්‍රී ඳුෂණ හා ඝාතන වහා නවතනු’ යන සටන් පාඨයත් සමඟ නුගෝගොඩ වැලිපාක් නාගරික තෙත්බිම් උද්‍යානයෙන් සිට පාගමනකින් ඇරඹිණි. මෙම පාගමන නුගේගොඩ ආනන්ද සමරකෝන් එළි මහන් රංග පීඨය දක්වා සටන් පාඨ හා බයිසිකල්වල නැගි කාන්තා ක‍්‍රියාකාරිනිය, වීදි නාට්‍ය, විරිඳු හා වැනි විශේෂාංගයන්ගේ දායකත්වයෙන් යුතු විය. කාන්තා දින … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2013

“Wasaraka Piyasatahan” by Mothers and Daughters of Lanka (MDL)

Mothers and Daughters of Lanka (MDL), a network of women’s organizations which Women and Media Collective is also a part of, celebrated the International Women’s Day (IWD) this year with several events. The first was a press conference about the rising cost of living, held several days before IWD. On IWD, the 8th of March … Continue reading “Wasaraka Piyasatahan” by Mothers and Daughters of Lanka (MDL)

Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse

A demonstration was held on the 20th of July 2012 at Lipton Circus, Town Hall, Colombo. It was convened by Kamini M. Vitarana and women gathered to protest the current spate of incidents of violence against women and children, remarks by the police that this is “the fault of the parents” and the inability of … Continue reading Women protest against the current spate of rape and child abuse