Centre For Women's Research
The Centre has 15 years of research experience on women in Sri Lanka
with a view to facilitating the realization of their full potential
in achieving equality. It promotes women's entry into non-traditional
occupations including politics.
Hatton Women's Committee
Works with plantation workers (Tamil women). Among its primary objectives
are: to motivate, educate and train plantation women with a view
to emancipate them from their current subordinate status and empower
them to play a positive and equitable role in society; and to provide
for the organization of plantation women in order to enable and
develop their confidence, self-esteem and participation in decision-making.
Address: Dunbar Road,
Hatton, Sri Lanka.
Pacific and Asian Women's Forum (PAWF)
Provides an informal regional network of women and women's organisations
for action, research, education programs. Conducts regional workshops
and studies; distribution of alternative media and publication of
newsletter links together many different women's organizations in
Asia and the Pacific.
Address: 623/27 Rajagiriya
Gardens, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka.
Progressive Women's Front
Works to improve the conditions for peasant women and publishes
a journal in Sinhala.
Address: c/o Sumika
Perera, Galketigama, Ibbagamuwa, Sri Lanka.
Voice of Women
A (non-profit) non-governmental organization, which was the first
alternative women's group in Sri Lanka committed to the ideals of
feminism. The main aim is to publish feminist journals (in English,
Tamil and Sinhala) and feminist literature. The centre issues a
monthly newsletter and monitors reporting of rape, abuse, harassment
and domestic violence etc. in the media.
Address: 21/25 Polhongoda Gardens,
5 Colombo, Sri Lanka
Tel: 941 74 407 879
The Women's Liberation Movement of Sri
It is dedicated to bringing more equal rights to the women factory
workers in Sri Lanka.
Address: 54 Tudella,
Ja-ela, Sri Lanka