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

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...

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Country Profile on Universal Access to Reproductive Rights: Sri Lanka

The Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights identifies that Sri Lanka has broad policies and legislation in place that cover most women’s health, family health and reproductive health concerns. It discusses some key domestic policies and legislation in place to ensure the implementation of international conventions and domestic goals locally. It...

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Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Sri Lanka (Tamil)

Click here to download the document Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Sri Lanka (Tamil) by wmcsrilanka on...

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நாட்காட்டி 2015

நாட்காட்டி 2015

இலங்கையில் பாலியல் மற்றும் இனவிருத்தி சுகாதாரம் மற்றும்...

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Gender Rethinking, Gender Peacebuilding 2014

Gender Rethinking, Gender Peacebuilding 2014

This report is based on a three-year research project on gender in peacebuilding, which involved field research in four countries (Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda), with a thematic focus on four areas of peacebuilding: • access to justice (including formal, informal, traditional and transitional justice); • economic recovery (especially of ex-combatants and of returnee populations...

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WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

WMC Mourns the Demise of Sunila Abeysekera

We at Women and Media Collective (WMC) are deeply saddened at the loss of Sunila Abeysekera, a leading human rights activist in Sri Lanka who was one of the founding members of our organization and an Honorary Director. She passed away on the 9th of September 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rest in Peace Sunila....

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WMC condoles demise of Pearl Stephen

WMC condoles demise of Pearl Stephen

Women and Media Collective is deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Pearl Stephen, Founder and Director of Women’s Development Centre (WDC), Kandy. She has been working tirelessly for the past three decades for the welfare of women and girls, especially to end violence against women. The first shelter in Kandy for women victims of...

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Women’s rights activists condemn the use of vulgar, sexist language against the Chief Justice by ministers and parliamentarians

Women’s rights activists condemn the use of vulgar, sexist language against the Chief Justice by ministers and parliamentarians

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