January 3, 2005

South Asia Network Building against Trafficking (2005)

A project to implement the SAARc convention against trafficking in women and children for prostitution in the SAARC region through effective lobbying and advocacy was entrusted to WERC to be done in Sri Lanka. This project was funded by SAIR/EQUITY and was supported by the Centre for Social Research (CSR) in New Delhi.

WERC conducted the first national level consultation with certain Ministry representatives, NGO representatives, 3 CSR representatives and a SAIR/EQUITY representative in December. Although human trafficking was not recognised as a major issue at this time, this project aimed to create awareness about the need to focus on this area as it is a

Peace Education Project (2005-2009)

This project aimed to create awareness on the importance of peace making and the controversial concepts related to peace making among the general public. WERC signed an agreement with CORDAID to conduct peace education workshops from August 2006 for a…
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