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  • Women's groups urge police to address the menace of grease yakas
         http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/53483.html

  • Making the world's largest women's movement relevant
         http://www.sundaytimes.lk/110814/Plus/plus_11.html

  • Saving a lost and voiceless generation. Two Sisters based in Amman take up the cause of Lankan migrant workers.
         http://www.sundaytimes.lk/110814/Plus/plus_10.html

  • Women crew for buses
         http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/08/12/news30.asp

  • Reaching great heights on the harpsichord, Prof. Preethi de Silva who was in Colombo recently, shared her unusual musical journey
         http://www.sundaytimes.lk/110814/Plus/plus_01.html

  • Rizana likely to be freed and repatriated
         http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/12821-rizana-nafeek-likely-to-be-freed-and-repatriated.html

  • Muslim war widows left without help in Sri Lanka
         http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Muslim-war-widows-left-without-help-in-Sri-Lanka-22300.html

  • Sri Lanka aims to improve rights for migrant workers abroad
         http://www.migrant-rights.org/2011/08/06/sri-lanka-aims-to-improve-rights-for-women-migrant-workers-abroad/

  • Sri Lanka Aims to Improve Rights for Women Migrant Workers Abroad, Create Jobs at Home
         http://www.globalpressinstitute.org/global-news/asia/sri-lanka/sri-lanka-aims-improve-rights-women-migrant-workers-abroad-create-jobs-ho

  • Stop female harassment in public transport
         http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2011/07/24/spe06.asp

  • Petition filed by rights activist regarding disputed suspended sentences imposed on offenders in sexual abuse litigations
         http://www.asiantribune.com/news/2011/07/27/sri-lanka-rights-activist-suspended-sentences-sexual-abuses-sc-fixes-petition-suppor

  • Sri Lankan jails 'hell' for women
         http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/07/2011725142452794174.html

  • Sri Lanka: Tense atmosphere in Jaffna ahead of elections, women's vote at risk
         http://www.speroforum.com/a/57088/Sri-Lanka---Tense-atmosphere-in-Jaffna-ahead-of-elections-womens-vote-at-risk

  • Saudi Death Sentence for Maid Shakes Govt
         http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=56458

  • A Case for Empowering Women and Youth
         http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/07/12/main_Editorial.asp

  • National Women's Commission to safeguard rights of Sri Lankan women
        http://www.colombopage.com/archive_11A/Jun03_1307077619CH.php

  • "Increasing women's representation in parliament is vital" - Interview with visiting Pakistani MP Kashmala Tariq
        http://print.dailymirror.lk/opinion1/45924.html

  • Sri Lanka to implement extensive measures to reduce domestic violence
        http://www.colombopage.com/archive_11A/Jun04_1307127553CH.php

  • India to empower women in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka
        http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/06/05/india-to-empower-women-in-the-east/

  • Living beneath the veil - Experience of a young Sri Lankan Muslim woman
        http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/05/22/living-beneath-the-veil

  • Sri Lanka : Women "key" to water projects.
        http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportID=92833

  • New era for women in leadership? - First female chief justice
        http://print.dailymirror.lk/business/127-local/45128.html

  • May Day: Distress call from migrant workers
        http://www.sundaytimes.lk/110501/Editorial.html

  • Women in front line as Sri Lanka tackles landmines
         http://www.smh.com.au/world/women-in-front-line-as-sri-lanka-tackles-landmines-20110510-1eh2m.html

  • Changing Minds: increasing womens representation at local Government
         http://srilankawomeninpolitics.blogspot.com/

  • Stop the Execution of Rizana Nafeek in Saudi Arabia
        http://www.change.org/safe_world_for_women/petitions/view/stop_the_execution_of_rizana_nafeek _in_saudi_arabia

  • Cast a vote for a woman
         http://humanityashore.com/ha/archives/1381

  • International Women's Day 2011
        Mothers and Daughters of Lanka (MDL) along with several other civil society organizations will be commemorating International Women's Day 2011 at the J.     R. Jayawardena Centre on Tuesday the 8th of March, from 9.30am onwards. The meeting will be followed by a picket at the Lipton Circus from 11.30am to     12.30pm. These events are open to the public.

  • WMC wants more women's representation at local poll
         http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=18255

  • Women's Representation in Local Government Elections
         http://print.dailymirror.lk/opinion1/33983.html

  • CEDAW meets with NGOs. Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Bangladesh, Belarus and Sri Lanka
         http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=10670&LangID=E

  • News articles on the Local Government Election
         http://srilankawomeninpolitics.blogspot.com/2011/01/news-200111.html

  • Radio spot advertisements on increasing nominations for women at the upcoming local government election. Before and after news broadcasts at 6.00am,     12.45pm, 6.00pm and 9.00pm)

        Sinhala National Service (98.3, 99.6, 102 FM)
        Sinhala Commercial Service (93.3, 106.9 FM)
        Tamil National Service (98.8, 101.3, 104.8, 94.2 FM)
        Thendral FM (105.6, 107.9, 98.5 FM)

  • Government 's late cut: World Cup not affected
         http://print.dailymirror.lk/news/news/32039.html

  • Petitions against Local Authorities Bills taken up
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/print/index.php/news/front-page-news/26135-petitions-against-local-authorities-bills-taken-up.html

  • Subhrathi (SLBC) - ???????
        Why should more women get nominations for the upcoming Local Government Elections?
        A disscussion with Prof. Kamala Liyanage and Dhamma Dissanayake on the SriLanka Broadcasting Corporation.

        http://soundcloud.com/women-n-media-collective/subhrathi-slbc

  • Where are the women in Local Government?
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpoGgu-Dy9Q

  • Representation of women abysmally low in political decision making
        http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2010/10/03/representation-of-women-abysmally-low-in-political-decision-making/

  • Sri Lanka NGO Shadow Report to CEDAW Committee (July 2010)
        http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/docs/ngo/WMD_SriLanka48.pdf

  • Local government election amendment bill in Sri Lanka parliament on October 06
        http://www.colombopage.com/archive_10B/Sep26_1285515005KA.php

  • More women for future LG elections
       http://www.dailymirror.lk/print/index.php/news/news/23571.html

  • Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment responds to torture of Sri Lankan housemaid in Saudi
       http://www.divaina.com/2010/08/29/feature12.html

  • Piyaseeli Wijegunasingha, a Sri Lankan Trotskyist, dies at 67
        http://www.wsws.org/articles/2010/sep2010/piya-s06.shtml

  • Survey on female stereotypes around the world by G. D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
        http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/docs/ngo/WMD_SriLanka48.pdf

  • DAWN Informs
        http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/docs/ngo/WMD_SriLanka48.pdf

  • UN plays a vital role in gender equality, but so do we all
        http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/jun/09/united-nations-gender-equality

  • More the women greater the say
        http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2010/04/25/pol10.asp

  • Indian actress wins pre-marital sex row case
        http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8648099.stm

  • FIFA compromise in hijab row over Iran women's team
        http://edition.cnn.com/2010/SPORT/football/05/03/iran.hijab.women.fifa/

  • UNP women’s manifesto pledges bigger role for women
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/print/index.php/news/news/6356.html

  • Empowering Women
        http://www.island.lk/2010/03/08/editorial.html

  • A victory for India's women
        http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/soutikbiswas/2010/03/

  • Our Votes for Your Compliance: Women demand change
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evM3iDCDXJg

  • No Mad Women in the Attic
        http://www.tehelka.com/story_main43.asp?filename=cr200210no_mad.asp

  • Women call for more
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/index.php/news/images/914-for-a-fair-election.html

  • Prospects for post-war human rights in Sri Lanka: Interview with Sunila Abeysekera
        http://www.groundviews.org/2009/12/13/prospects-for-post-war-human-rights-in-sri-lanka-interview-with-sunila-abeysekera/

  • SRI LANKA: 25 Years On, Women Still Struggle for Their Rights
        http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=49012

  • Final report of Strategic Mapping of Women's Peace Activism in Sri Lanka. Click here.(http://www.womenandmedia.net/peace.htm) Sinhala and Tamil     versions available soon.
  • DAWN at the Asia-Pacific NGO Forum on Beijing+15
        http://www.dawnnet.org/advocacy-regional.php

  • 'Changing Minds' - 25th Anniversary of Women and Media Collective
        http://humanityashore.com/ha/archives/508

  • A Women's Film?
        http://catseyesrilanka.wordpress.com/2009/10/22/a-woman%E2%80%99s-film/

  • Keeping memories alive. 20th anniversary of Rajani's assassination
        http://asiantribune.com/news/2009/09/21/keeping-memories-alive-20th-anniversary-rajanis-assassination

  • UN Chief Hails Recognition of Rape as a Form of Genocide
        http://www.awid.org/eng/Women-s-Rights-in-the-News/Women-s-Rights-in-the-News/UN-Chief-Hails-Recognition-of-Rape-as-a-Form-of-Genocide

  • UNHCR attends landmark meeting on discrimination against women
        http://www.awid.org/eng/Women-s-Rights-in-the-News/Women-s-Rights-in-the-News/UNHCR-attends-landmark-meeting-on-discrimination-against-women

  • All Experiences Are Subjective – A record of my impressions of the IDP camps by Lilani Jayatilaka
        http://www.island.lk/2009/08/02/features6.html

  • The Scandal of Missing Women
        http://www.island.lk/2009/08/02/features10.html

  • WMC condemns judgment by Kurunegala High Court on sexual assault against disabled womann
        http://www.divaina.com/2009/08/04/news14.html

  • Rizana trial takes a new turn
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx

  • Western Provincial Council proposes 25% women candidates
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?

  • Fewer women participate in Stock Exchange activities
        http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/07/28/bus02.asp

  • Husbands to be allowed into labour rooms
        http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/07/21/news35.asp

  • Delhi High Court strikes down anti-sodomy law
        http://www.sxpolitics.org/?p=2552

  • Words to Action: Newsletter on violence against women
        http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/vaw/v-e-newsletter.htm

  • De-militarizing Democracy and Governance in Sri Lanka: From National Security to Human Security by Darini Rajasingham Senanayake
        http://www.groundviews.org/2009/07/09/de-militarizing-democracy-and-governance-in-sri-lanka-from-national-security-to-human-security/

  • On women's attire and gender equality
        http://www.groundviews.org/2009/07/13/

  • Sri Lanka woman boxer wins gold
        http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8148312.stm

  • Sri Lanka: Violence against women on the rise
        http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=81693

  • A Maid for Sale; Documentary on Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in Lebanon
        http://www.island.lk/2008/11/24/features4.html

  • Discussing Women, War and Displacement by Nava Thakuria
        http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/37181

  • Electoral Reforms, Women and Quotas by Indrani Iriyagolle
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?

  • Our Very Own Iron Lady
        (The colourful story of Caroline Anthony Pillai as she reaches another milestone)
        The Sunday Times (Plus) 12 October 2008
        http://www.sundaytimes.lk/081012/Plus/sundaytimesplus_08.html

  • Sri Lanka women stars 'jobless'
        http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/cricket/womens_cricket/7695410.stm

  • Sri Lanka: Island Dilemma: Is it marital rape or domestic violence? by Vijita Fernando
        http://newsblaze.com/story/20081014080156zzzz.nb/topstory.html

  • Women, Political Empowerment and Concerns by Indrani Iriyagolle
        http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/

  • Women and Politics in Sri Lanka: The challenges to meaningful participation
        Groundviews 2 September 2008
        http://www.groundviews.org/2008/09/02/

  • SriLankan Airlines appoints its first female Captain
        http://www.etravelblackboardasia.com/article.asp

  •   "When women's bodies become part of the battlefield"
        The Sunday Times (International) 1 June 2008
        http://www.sundaytimes.lk/080601/International/international0008.html

      "What you see is what you get with Vivimarie"
        (Vivimarie Vanderpoorten won The Gratiaen Award 2007 for her collection of poetry nothing prepares you.)
        The Sunday Times (Plus) 4 May 2008

        http://sundaytimes.lk/080504/Plus/plus000019.html

      "From Dusk till Dawn"
        The Daily Mirror (Opinion) 18 April 2008

        http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/

      A Tribute to Kumari Jayawardena – 'Mother of all mothers'
       (On the occasion of the launch of the book 'At the Cutting Edge' edited by Neloufer de    Mel and Selvy Thiruchandran)

       
    Daily Mirror E-Edition, 29 November 2007
        
    http://www.dailymirror.lk/2007/11/29/feat/4.asp

      'Militarisation' of violence against women
        Daily Mirror, 28 November 2007

        http://www.dailymirror.lk/2007/11/28/feat/01.asp

      Public Report on Killings and Disappearances, January – August 2007
        Law and Society Trust, 31 October 2007

        http://www.lawandsocietytrust.org/PDF/Public/report/on/Killings/and/Disappearances/from/-/Jan/-/Aug/2007/.pdf

    The Law & Society Trust, in collaboration with four local partners including the Civil Monitoring Commission and the Free Media Movement has prepared a summary report on civilian disappearances and killings. The report includes a section on humanitarian workers and religious leaders killed, disappeared and abducted in the period 1 January – 31 August 2007.
      Exports, gender and poverty: A critical dialogue
        Daily Mirror, 29 October 2007

        http://www.dailymirror.lk/2007/10/29/opinion/02.asp

      Defending Families Where They Live
        Human Rights Watch, 17 October 2007

       http://hrw.org/english/docs/2007/10/17/slanka17124.htm

      Human Rights Watch Honors Activists
        Human Rights Watch, 11 October 2007

       http://hrw.org/english/docs/2007/10/10/usint17064.htm

      Yearning for Peace
        Daily Mirror, 22 September 2007

       http://www.dailymirror.lk/2007/09/22/index.asp

      International Peace Day- 21st September 2007
    To mark International Peace Day which on 21st September 2007, a street exhibition of creative artwork designed by women was held. The artwork banners were based on the theme of peace, and were designed by women's organizations from different areas around Sri Lanka. The Women and Media Collective organized this event.
      In Pursuit of Equality - Interview with Dr.Sepali Kottegoda
        Daily Mirror, WOW Magazine, 22 May 2007

       http://www.dailymirror.lk/sections/supp/w@w/220507/06.asp

      Some Reflections on Muslims and the Peace Process
        Lines Magazine May-August 2006

       http://www.lines-magazine.org/Art_May06_Aug06/fara.htm

     

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