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Women’s day radio programme (IWD 2019)

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, the Women and Media Collective (WMC) together with the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) organised an event to be aired on radio, which featured a panel discussion along with musical performances by popular local female artists. Under the theme “the role of women leaders for an ethical political … Continue reading Women’s day radio programme (IWD 2019)

Social media workshop for local councilors (Ampara)

A workshop on Social Media for local council women members in the Ampara District was held in the Advanced Technological Institute Section in Samanthurai. This was a one day workshop held on the 17th of December 2018. 26 women local council members participated in the workshop. Both Sinhala and Tamil members attended the workshop where … Continue reading Social media workshop for local councilors (Ampara)

Demonstration: Women mobilise for an ethical political culture

As women and citizens of this country we denounce the blatant attempt to grab and retain power at any cost. Our politicians believe power and brute force can win over rights and principles. Their actions have led to political and financial uncertainty. Women bear an unfair burden of thecost of political and financial uncertainty. The … Continue reading Demonstration: Women mobilise for an ethical political culture

In celebration of decriminalizing section 377 in India

Photograph: AFP The Women and Media Collective applauds and celebrates the long years of committed struggle that led to the reading down of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalized homosexual behavior between consenting adults. This outcome is the result of a long legal struggle, marked with a succession of petitions which were … Continue reading In celebration of decriminalizing section 377 in India