Women’s Education & Research Centre, WERC is an independent, non-governmental, feminist organisation registered with the Department of Social Service.
1982 saw the inauguration of this organisation as the Women’s Education Centre (WEC). It was founded by a small group of feminist researchers and activists to highlight the status of women in the country and to publish material, which could be used by women in their struggle for liberation.
The broad objectives of WEC were to increase women’s awareness, their resources and opportunities for effective participation in the economic, political and social life of the country.VIEW MORE
Calling for applications for the Certificate Course in Women's StudVIEW MORE
Publications are available in Sinhala, Tamil and English.VIEW MORE
Nivedini envisages a South Asian colloquy around issues of gender and related subjects such as media, labour, culture on a global context and from a post disciplinary perspective. It features theoretical, empirical and historical research that is grounded in local and regional relations, and deals with a range of related subjects. Nivedini is a peer-reviewed journal which is published Sinhala, Tamil and English.VIEW MORE
This is a local initiative to encourage women into the workplace to get valuable work experience for the future. There are many areas to get involved in as well as learn how an NGO operates coupled with a gender sensitive environment. There are two ways to volunteer for WERC.VIEW MORE