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  • Women's groups urge police to address the menace of grease yakas

  • Making the world's largest women's movement relevant

  • Saving a lost and voiceless generation. Two Sisters based in Amman take up the cause of Lankan migrant workers.

  • Women crew for buses

  • Reaching great heights on the harpsichord, Prof. Preethi de Silva who was in Colombo recently, shared her unusual musical journey

  • Rizana likely to be freed and repatriated

  • Muslim war widows left without help in Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka aims to improve rights for migrant workers abroad

  • Sri Lanka Aims to Improve Rights for Women Migrant Workers Abroad, Create Jobs at Home

  • Stop female harassment in public transport

  • Petition filed by rights activist regarding disputed suspended sentences imposed on offenders in sexual abuse litigations

  • Sri Lankan jails 'hell' for women

  • Sri Lanka: Tense atmosphere in Jaffna ahead of elections, women's vote at risk

  • Saudi Death Sentence for Maid Shakes Govt

  • A Case for Empowering Women and Youth

  • National Women's Commission to safeguard rights of Sri Lankan women

  • "Increasing women's representation in parliament is vital" - Interview with visiting Pakistani MP Kashmala Tariq

  • Sri Lanka to implement extensive measures to reduce domestic violence

  • India to empower women in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka

  • Living beneath the veil - Experience of a young Sri Lankan Muslim woman

  • Sri Lanka : Women "key" to water projects.

  • New era for women in leadership? - First female chief justice

  • May Day: Distress call from migrant workers

  • Women in front line as Sri Lanka tackles landmines

  • Changing Minds: increasing womens representation at local Government

  • 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

  • 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

  • Women's Representation in Local Government Elections

  • CEDAW meets with NGOs. Discusses Situation of the Rights of Women in Bangladesh, Belarus and Sri Lanka

  • News articles on the Local Government Election

  • 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

  • Petitions against Local Authorities Bills taken up

  • 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.


  • Where are the women in Local Government?

  • Representation of women abysmally low in political decision making

  • Sri Lanka NGO Shadow Report to CEDAW Committee (July 2010)

  • Local government election amendment bill in Sri Lanka parliament on October 06

  • More women for future LG elections

  • Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment responds to torture of Sri Lankan housemaid in Saudi

  • Piyaseeli Wijegunasingha, a Sri Lankan Trotskyist, dies at 67

  • Survey on female stereotypes around the world by G. D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

  • DAWN Informs

  • UN plays a vital role in gender equality, but so do we all

  • More the women greater the say

  • Indian actress wins pre-marital sex row case

  • FIFA compromise in hijab row over Iran women's team

  • UNP women’s manifesto pledges bigger role for women

  • Empowering Women

  • A victory for India's women

  • Our Votes for Your Compliance: Women demand change

  • No Mad Women in the Attic

  • Women call for more

  • Prospects for post-war human rights in Sri Lanka: Interview with Sunila Abeysekera

  • SRI LANKA: 25 Years On, Women Still Struggle for Their Rights

  • 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

  • 'Changing Minds' - 25th Anniversary of Women and Media Collective

  • A Women's Film?

  • Keeping memories alive. 20th anniversary of Rajani's assassination

  • UN Chief Hails Recognition of Rape as a Form of Genocide

  • UNHCR attends landmark meeting on discrimination against women

  • All Experiences Are Subjective – A record of my impressions of the IDP camps by Lilani Jayatilaka

  • The Scandal of Missing Women

  • WMC condemns judgment by Kurunegala High Court on sexual assault against disabled womann

  • Rizana trial takes a new turn

  • Western Provincial Council proposes 25% women candidates

  • Fewer women participate in Stock Exchange activities

  • Husbands to be allowed into labour rooms

  • Delhi High Court strikes down anti-sodomy law

  • Words to Action: Newsletter on violence against women

  • De-militarizing Democracy and Governance in Sri Lanka: From National Security to Human Security by Darini Rajasingham Senanayake

  • On women's attire and gender equality

  • Sri Lanka woman boxer wins gold

  • Sri Lanka: Violence against women on the rise

  • A Maid for Sale; Documentary on Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in Lebanon

  • Discussing Women, War and Displacement by Nava Thakuria

  • Electoral Reforms, Women and Quotas by Indrani Iriyagolle

  • Our Very Own Iron Lady
        (The colourful story of Caroline Anthony Pillai as she reaches another milestone)
        The Sunday Times (Plus) 12 October 2008

  • Sri Lanka women stars 'jobless'

  • Sri Lanka: Island Dilemma: Is it marital rape or domestic violence? by Vijita Fernando

  • Women, Political Empowerment and Concerns by Indrani Iriyagolle

  • Women and Politics in Sri Lanka: The challenges to meaningful participation
        Groundviews 2 September 2008

  • SriLankan Airlines appoints its first female Captain

  •   "When women's bodies become part of the battlefield"
        The Sunday Times (International) 1 June 2008

      "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


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


      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

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


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


    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


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


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


      Yearning for Peace
        Daily Mirror, 22 September 2007


      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


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



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