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Promoting Women’s Entry into Non-Traditional Occupations

Promoting Women’s Entry into Non-Traditional Occupations

Promoting Women's Entry into Non-Traditional Occupations

Creating Awareness on Gender Issues

Creating Awareness on Gender Issues

Creating Awareness on Gender Issues

Confronting Violations of Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Confronting Violations of Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Confronting Violations of Women's Rights as Human Rights

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Welcome to CENWOR

Welcome to CENWOR

Concerned by the paucity of data to address the disadvantaged position of women, a group of academics, researchers and activists who were involved for several years in research and action-oriented programmes relating to women joined together in 1984 to form the Centre for Women’s Research (CENWOR). CENWOR is a non-profit organisation, registered under the Companies Act No.07 of 2007 (Registration Number - G.A. 349, previously NA 45)  and the NGO Secretariat (Registration Number - 0316). CENWOR has 23 members with expertise in a variety of disciplines. Its activities are implemented by a 12-member Board of Directors. They are assisted by field research...

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National Commission on Women

National Commission on Women

A draft bill to establish the National Women's Commission will be  presented to Parliament shortly b...
Minimum age for migrant housemaids to be increased to 30

Minimum age for migrant housemaids to be increased to 30

Minister of Foreign Employment and Welfare Dilan Perera said today that he intends to increase the m...
National Convention on Women’s Studies by CENWOR

National Convention on Women’s Studies by CENWOR

The National Convention on Women's Studies organised by the Centre for Women's Research (CENWOR) was...

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