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
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
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 womenâ€™s manifesto pledges bigger role for 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 â€“ 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 â€“ '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 â€“ 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 â€“ 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