WMC Website Under Construction

1 Jun 2017 | 0
We regret to inform you that the website of the Women and Media Collective is under construction. If there are any publications required which are not downloadable from the website please email us on wmcsrilanka@gmail.com and we will try to send it across to you. Sorry for any inconvenience...

Women’s groups move to secure the 25% quota for women in Local Government

15 Aug 2017 | 0
The Women and Media Collective (WMC) together with 23 Women’s organisations expressed their concern to the President, Prime Minister and the Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government on the reported negotiations to reformulate the enacted 25% quota for women...

Digital Storytelling Workshop

11 Aug 2017 | 0
Storytelling is a powerful medium that allows people to describe an experience to a listening audience. While there are many ways in which stories are told, the Association for Progressive Communications together with the Women and Media Collective held a...

Feminist Internet Exchange pop-up

25 Jul 2017 | 0
Greetings! Some feminist lovers of the internet and the Association for Progressive Communications are organising a Feminist Internet eXchange pop-up at the Reading Room, in Bangkok on 31st July 2017 (9:30am-5:30pm). This will be following the 2017 Asia Pacific Regional...

SAWF Regional Meeting

14 Jul 2017 | 0
Dr. Sepali Kottegoda of WMC, was on the opening plenary on the 14th of July, 2017, at the South Asia Women’s Fund (SAWF) Regional Feminist Movements in Kathmandu, Nepal. She discussed the current global and regional political climate and its...

Women’s Internet Governance Forum Sri Lanka 2017: A Reflection

23 Jun 2017 | 0
By Sharanya Sekaram The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi-stakeholder platform that facilitates the discussion of public policy issues pertaining to the Internet. From the 16th to the 18th of May, the Sri Lanka Internet Governance Forum convened for...

Cyberbullying and scared women – Ceylon Today

23 May 2017 | 0
By Isurinie Mallawaarachchi Source: Ceylon Today It was a few years ago, when a friend called me to ask not to accept a Facebook friend request from a certain person whom she revealed as her former lover. “I am compelled...

Rights Talk: Gender equality, women’s work and care

27 Feb 2017 | 0
As part of the Commission’s International Women’s Day celebrations, please join Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins for a special International Women’s Day RightsTalk on gender equality and women’s work and care on the 2nd March 2017. This IWD RightsTalk will...


21 Feb 2017 | 0
SRI LANKA COLLECTIVE ORAL STATEMENT TO CEDAW COMMITTEE Presented at 66th Session, Geneva Presented by: Thiyagi Piyadasa, Hyshyama Hamin, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, Shyamala Gomez, Anushani Alagarajah and Kumudini Samuel, on behalf activists and organizations (listed in page 4) working on women’s...
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Women and Media Collective
56/1 Sarasavi Lane
(off Castle Street)
Colombo 8
phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900