Projects

Discover our portfolio of ongoing and completed projects

Raising feminist consciousness in Civil Society Organizations in Sri Lanka
August 15, 2023

Ongoing

Raising feminist consciousness in Civil Society Organizations in Sri Lanka

Funded by Diakonia, WERC initiated this project in order to raise feminist consciousness among finance, administrative and programme staff of CSOs in the Central and Northern province of Sri Lanka. This project is conducted in Western Province, Central Province and Northern…

Strengthening the Role of Women Leaders in Promoting Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
August 15, 2023

Ongoing

Strengthening the Role of Women Leaders in Promoting Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Funded by Aus-Aid, this project aims to increase understanding, knowledge capacity, confidence, and strength among women at various levels by increasing their leadership and participation in dialogues at various levels in the districts of Killinochichi, Batticoloa, and Badulla. This project…

Prevention of Violence Against Women through Stage Performances
July 18, 2023

Ongoing

Prevention of Violence Against Women through Stage Performances

Funded by the Netherlands Embassy in Sri Lanka, WERC initiated this project to raise awareness regarding the prevention of violence against women among the youth population in Sri Lanka through the tools of forum theatre.  This project is implemented by…

Strengthening cohesive action by women leaders of the Mullaitivu district
July 18, 2023

Ongoing

Strengthening cohesive action by women leaders of the Mullaitivu district

This project aims to enhance women’s quality of life and strengthen the voice of women, through greater cohesive action by women leaders of the Mullaitivu District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka; to strengthen the women leaders’ network in the Mullaitivu District…

Raising awareness on Gender and it’s Nexus with Language rights under Official Language Policy (OLP)
July 17, 2023

Ongoing

Raising awareness on Gender and it’s Nexus with Language rights under Official Language Policy (OLP)

The project aims to empower the National Language Equality & Education Aided Project (NLEAP) language clusters to consider the nexus of gender and language rights in their activism.  The NLEAP language clusters are groups of community leaders who are trained…

Women’s Studies Course in English and Tamil Language
July 17, 2023

Ongoing

Women’s Studies Course in English and Tamil Language

This project is conducted by providing women's studies courses in the districts of Colombo and Jaffna, mainly focusing on school leavers, university students, and employees of women NGO's.  This programme is funded by the Asia Foundation.

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