වර්ගය: Constitution

Action for a Peoples’ Constitution

යුක්තිය සහිත සාමයක් සහ දේශපාලන හා ආර්ථික සමානාත්මතාවය සහිත ප‍්‍රජාතන්ත‍්‍රවාදයක් හා බලය බෙදා හැරිමක් සදහා නව ව්‍යවස්ථා සම්පාදන ක‍්‍රියාවලිය ඓතිහාසික අවස්ථාවක් සපයා ඇත. ජනකොටස් අතරත්ලකලාපීය වශයෙනුත් ආර්ථික අසමානතාවයන් දිනෙන් දින වැඩිවෙමින් තිබේ. සෞඛ්‍ය සේවාවන්ලඅධ්‍යාපනය සහ සමාජ සුභසාධන සේවා දුර්වල වෙමින් පවතින අතර ස්වාභාවික සම්පත් විනාශ වෙමින් පවතී. මෙය දුප්පත්කමත්, ජනතාවගේ පීිඩාවනුත් වැඩි කිරිමට හේතු වන … Continue reading Action for a Peoples’ Constitution

Submission on LGBTIQ Persons and Transitional Justice Mechanisms

TO THE ZONAL TASK FORCE AND THE CONSULTATION TASK FORCE FOR RECONCILIATION MECHANISMS Source: Groundviews Photo Courtesy: 30 Years Ago Introduction We present this submission as individuals self-identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ), as family members and friends of LGBTIQ people, and as individuals/communities coming forward in support of Sri Lankans … Continue reading Submission on LGBTIQ Persons and Transitional Justice Mechanisms

Women’s submissions to the PRC on Constitutional reforms

The Women and Media Collective held several discussions with women’s rights activists and groups from over 20 districts on the new constitution making process. The drafting of third constitution since Sri Lanka’s independence encouraged public opinions for the very first time. At this historic juncture it was important that thoughts and concerns of women were … Continue reading Women’s submissions to the PRC on Constitutional reforms

A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

Source: Groundviews  In response to the call by the Public Representations Committee (PRC) for public submissions relating to proposed constitutional reforms, the following submission was made to the PRC on March 15th 2016. Titled ‘A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities’ this submission focused on specific challenges faced by members … Continue reading A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

A consultation on Gender and Electoral Reforms in the Constitution

To further engage women in identifying key provisions for electoral reform and women’s political participation in the constitution the Women and Media Collective organised a workshop for women’s rights activists and groups from across the island on the 3rd and 4th of March 2016. This was following a series of meetings undertaken by the WMC … Continue reading A consultation on Gender and Electoral Reforms in the Constitution