A residential training programme for the trade union women on engaging with the media was held on the 26th and 27th of October 2013 in Colombo. The objective of this workshop was to strengthen the trade union members’ skills in engaging with media and to provide a practical training on presenting their issues. A total of 35 participants participated at this training workshop.
Workshop components were as follows.
- Introduction to media and communication
- Writing press releases.
- Methods and tools for media engagement.
- Practical Sessions on One to One Interviews and TV talk shows