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In pictures: Action for a people’s constitution: public meeting and rally

In pictures: Action for a people’s constitution: public meeting and rally

The photographs are from the public meeting and rally of when civil society took to the streets demanding that the new constitution guarantees economic justice and inclusion along with political freedoms and empowers people to secure economic policies that creates opportunities for all. Action for a peoples constitution is a collective of movements, networks, organisations...

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Consolidated Submissions on Proposed Constitutional Provisions by Women’s Groups and Networks

Click here to read the consolidated submissions on proposed constitutional provisions by women’s groups. Download the document...

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IWD 2016: Strengthening and Protecting the rights of women in Sri Lanka through the new constitution

IWD 2016: Strengthening and Protecting the rights of women in Sri Lanka through the new constitution

The struggle for supporting and strengthening women’s human rights in the political, social and economical spheres is far from over. In Sri Lanka for instance various forms of discrimination and violence against women in private and public life continues to undermine the gains made in achieving relatively high social development indicators for women and girls....

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Video: Global Day of Action to Safe and Legal Abortion

This September 28th, 2015 on the Global Day of Action to Safe and Legal Abortion, Women and Media Collective raises awareness on the negative impacts of myths surrounding abortion in Sri Lanka. ‪#‎BustTheMyths‬ Fight ‪#‎AbortionStigma‬ & Discrimination! Learn more:...

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Campaign for Sound National Policies

Campaign for Sound National Policies

A press briefing on the Campaign for Sound National Policies was held yesterday at the Organisation of Professional Associations in Colombo. Dr. Sepali Kottegoda, Executive Director of Women and Media Collective (WMC) was on the panel that discussed the proposed 35 Ministry Cabinet under the 19th Amendment and the proposed ministry clustering for an enhanced...

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Vote for Women Campaign Launch

Vote for Women Campaign Launch

The Vote for Women campaign was launched on the 5th of August to coincide with Sri Lanka’s upcoming General Elections scheduled to be held on the 17 of August 2015. There are total of 6,151 candidates from 21 political parties and independent groups competing for the 225 seats in parliament. Of the total candidates nominated,...

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New Media workshop: SEO for social activism via Social Media (Tamil Language)

A New Media workshop on Social Media and SEO techniques for social activism was held at the Women and Media Collective on the 4th of July 2015. The workshop titled “SEO for social activism via Social Media” was headed by Sarawanan Nadarasa for media personnel, particularly women working in Tamil news websites. The workshop was...

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கொழும்பு மற்றும் நியுயோர்க் பல்கலைக்கழக மாணவர்கள் பெண்கள் மற்றும் ஊடகக் கூட்டமைப்புக்கு விஜயம்

கொழும்பு மற்றும் நியுயோர்க் பல்கலைக்கழக மாணவர்கள் பெண்கள் மற்றும் ஊடகக் கூட்டமைப்புக்கு விஜயம்

இலங்கையில் பெண்கள் உரிமைகள் சார்ந்த பிரச்சினைகளை இனங்கண்டு அடையாளப்படுத்துவதில் பெண்கள் மற்றும் ஊடகக் கூட்டமைப்பின் வகிபாகத்தைப் பற்றியும், பால்நிலை சமத்துவத்தை அடைந்துகொள்வதில் அதன் பொருத்தப்பாடு பற்றியும் மேலதிக கற்றல்களை மேற்கொள்ளும் நோக்கில் கொழும்பு பல்கலைக்கழகத்திலும் நியுயோர்க் பல்கலைக்கழகத்தின் கல்லடின் கலாசாலையிலும் (Gallatin School) மனித உரிமைச் சட்டத்தைக் கற்கும் மாணவர் குழாம் ஒன்று பெண்கள் மற்றும் ஊடகக் கூட்டமைப்புக்கு விஜயம் செய்தது. அரசியலில் பெண்கள், தொழிற்சங்கங்களில் பெண்கள், புலம்பெயர் தொழிலாளர்களின் உரிமைகள் மற்றும் பெண்களும் ஊடகமும் என்பன...

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