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  • Series of Programmes for Women by Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau

    1. Income Generation Promotion of rural women – Women’s Bureau of Sri Lanka conducted two day income generation promotion programmes at seven selected divisional secretariat divisions in July 2015. 350 rural women were participated f...

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  • Capacity Development of Field Officers Galle District.

    Ministry of Women’s Affairs conducted a IT training programme for all the ministerial field officers of Galle District on 20th and 21st of August at Galle District Secretariat computer lab.  There were 58 participants for this traini...

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  • “Healthy Foods for Better Strength, Capacity and Productivity” Nutrition Awareness Programme for the Ministry Officers

    In parallel to the National Nutrition Month June 2015, Ministry of Women’s Affairs conducted an awareness programme for the Ministry staff in collaboration of Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine with focusing the above theme. T...

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  • Field Inspection of Women Development Programme in Batticoloa District

    Field inspection on women development measures in Batticoloa District were held on 06th and 07th July 2015 under the precedence of Mrs. Sudharma Karunarathne, Secretary, Ministry of Women’s Affairs.Following institutions setup in Batt...

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  • Gender and Child Based Disaster Management Training

    With the guidance of Sri Lanka National Policy of   Disaster Management and Sri Lanka Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (2014 – 2018) series of awareness programmes for the field officers are carriedout by the Ministry of ...

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  • A multi sectoral approach for the Socio-Economic Empowerment of Widows and Women Headed Households (WHHs)

    With the purpose of empowering WHHs in Sri Lanka the Ministry of Women’s Affairs has given top priority to develop a comprehensive multisectoral strategy to address the needs and issues of said community. As a part of this process submiss...

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  • Attention for the Implementation of Pilot Project at Kandawali Divisional Secretariat, Kilinochchi.

    In the second  meeting of National committee to make recommendations  on Socio Economic Empowerment  of WHHs  held on  15th  June 2015, suggested to implement a pilot project  targeting  WHHs  in Kandawali Divisional   Secretaria...

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  • STRENGTHENIBG NATIONAL CAPACITIES TO COLLECT DATA ON VIOLANCE AGAINST WOMEN

    STRENGTHENIBG  NATIONAL  CAPACITIES TO  COLLECT  DATA ON VIOLANCE AGAINST  WOMEN   IN SOUTH ASIA Bangkok, Thailand 9th -12th June ,2015 Participants Ms.Sudharma Karunaratna - Secretary to the Ministry of Women'...

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  • Reflect her through “songs”

    An aesthetic and entertaining programme under the name of “Let’s perceive her through songs” was held at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs on 28.05.2015. The concepts of gender, women, love and family were discussed using classica...

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  • Foreign Funded Project

      Ministry of Women’s Affairs has been taken various steps to uplift the status of women,   with the use of foreign funds in 2015. UNDP and UNFPA collaborated with the Ministry to implement development Programmes. Awareness creation...

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  • Development of A National framework and a National Plan of Action to Address Gender based Violence in Sri Lanka

    First meeting with members of Technical teams identified by the lead Ministries was held on 21st May 2015 at Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla, organized by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. The two technical consultants Dr. Lakshman Senanayak...

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  • Counselling Diploma Programme for the Police officers attached to the Police Child and Women’s Bureau units at selected Districts in collaboration with UNDP

    The Ministry of Women’s Affairs provide an opportunity to follow a counselling Diploma court for the Police officers those who are attached to police Child and Women Bureau units at Anuradhapura, Batticaloa, Colombo and Rathnapura Distric...

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  • A new Intervention for the Socio – Economic Empowerment of Women Headed Households (WHHs.)

    Introduction   According to the recent statistics of the government, population of Sri Lanka is 21.5 million and 52% of it comprises with women. As well out of the total number of families of Sri Lanka, widows and WHHs comprise appro...

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  • Preliminary discussion on the formulation of the National Framework and National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Sri Lanka

    The Ministry of Women’s Affairs recognizing the rise in gender-based violence (GBV) and the urgent need to put in place a coordinated holistic response to address GBV has initiated a process to facilitate the formulation of a multi-se...

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  • Forum Discussion on Age of Consent.

    The National Committee on Women of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs conducted a discussion on the Age of consent. ( Consent  for girls between  the age of the years 16-18 for sexual relationship) on 7th April 2015 at Sri Lanka Founda...

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  • Programmes Implemented in parallel with International Women’s Day

    National celebration of International Women’s Day 2015 was commemorated gloriously under the patronage of Hon.Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe and with the participation of Minister of Women’s Affairs, Hon. Chandrani Bandra and ...

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  • Special Meeting on Implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

    According to the  above action  there was a  special  meeting  at the Ministry with relavent  officers. Following  matter were discussed. 1. Women and Poverty: Challenges governments, private sector, NGOs, multi nationals t...

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  • Signing MOU for Further extension of project of Providing Marketing Facilities for Female Entrepreneurs and Community Education Center set up in Batticaloa District.

    Signing the Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for continuation of the Project of Providing Marketing Facilities for Female Entrepreneurs and Community Education Center set up in Batticaloa District will take place...

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  • Special Programme for the Empowerment of widowed and Women Headed Families

                Co-operative Hall - Kilinochchi                  05.04.2015   Agenda 9.00 a.m. - 9.10 a.m.               Arrival of Chief Guests – Welcome with “Nadha Swaram” 9.10a.m...

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  • National Celebration of Women's Day-2015 -Speeches of Hon. Prime MInister and Minister

    Speeches of Hon. Prime MInister and Minister ...

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  • Ministry of Women’s Affairs addresses the 13th session of Commonwealth National Women’s forum.

    Representing Sri Lanka, Ministry of Women affairs Hon.Chandrani Bandara addressed the above session on 12th March 2015. At this occasion she emphasized that the need of increasing women participation in politics , strengthening  the...

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  • The UN Resident Coordinator pays a courtesy call to the Hon. Minister of Women’s Affairs.

    Interesting issues were bought at the very vibrant network-building meeting between   Ministry of Women Affairs and UN Resident Coordinator. The Minister was informed about the up -coming visit of the special envoy of the United Natio...

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  • Women Development Officers and Counseling Assistants can play major role for Empowering Women in North Province - Secretary, Ministry of Women’s Affairs.

    At the Meeting  held on 24th February 2015  at Vavuniya Kachcheri for Women Development Officers and   Counseling Assistants  in Northern Province,  secretary   of Women’s Affairs  emphasized  that Women Development Officers...

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  • Minister met with H.E.Yaqoub Alateeqi High Commissioner of Kuwait

     Hon.Chandrani Bandara Minister of Women's Affairs met  with   H.E.Yaqoub Alateeqi High Commissioner of Kuwait, and had a cordial discussion with regard to 100 day action plan.He suggested that we should  network with their Minister...

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  • British Deputy High Commissioner meets Hon.Minister-Minister of Women's Affairs

    Briitish  Deputy High  Commissioner Laura Davies  congregates the  Hon.Chandrani Bandara, Minister of Women's Affairs and Mrs.Sudharma Karunaratne,Secretary to the Ministry  to confer collaboration with the Ministry. Discussions ...

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  • Meeting on Gender and Women Friendly Development in Sri Lanka with Australian Assistant

      The Hon.Ministry of Women's Affairs  met with H.E.Robyn Mudie High  Commissioner for Australia and Ms.Charlotte  Blundell,Counsellor who works on Development projects.They discussed matters  of mutual interest  and focused on a...

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  • Policy Dialogue on GBV : Linking the NHRAP

    In parallel  with 16th days of activism against Gender Based Violence : Linking the National  Human Rights Actin  Plan was held on 8th December 2014 at  Sri Lanka Foundation.  Presentation on progress made against the action point...

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  • Counseling Assistant Vacancies - Application

    කාන්තා හා ළමා කටයුතු අමාත්‍යාංශයේ උපදේශන සහකාර තනතුර සඳහා සංවර්ධන නිලධාරී සේවයේ III ශ්‍රේණ...

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  • Workshop on “Gender and Diversity towards Disaster Resilient Communities”

    Press Release 1. Background The damages caused by a natural disaster do not affect everyone the same way. They disproportionately affect groups that are vulnerable such as women, children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. T...

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  • Empowerment of women

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  • International Women’s Day Programme-2016

    International Women’s Day Programme Under the theme of “Empowered Women for Sustainable Future” National celebration of International Women’s Day was gloriously commemorated with the patronage of His Excellency, the Presiden...

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  • National Secretariat for the Empowerment of Widows and Women Headed Families – is now functioning

    Under a concept of Hon.Prime Minister, a National Center for the Empowerment of Widows and Women Headed Families has been established in Killinochchi District considering the contemporary key issues in the field of women development. The Na...

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  • Liya Shakthi – 2016

    Exhibition and Trade fair of Women Productions To encourage empowered women through women Bureau  of Sri Lanka a special exhibition and trade fair called “ Liya Shakthi – 2016 will be carried out on 5th and 6th of April 2016 at Diya...

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  • Cabinet Approves the Policy Framework and National Plan of Action to address Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Sri Lanka

    Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It undermines the health, dignity and security of its victims, yet it remains shrouded in a culture of silence affecting women an...

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  • මුස්ලිම් නීතිය පිළිබඳ මණ්ඩප සාකච්ඡාව

    කාන්තා හා ළමා කටයුතු අමාත්‍යාංශයේ ජාතික කාන්තා කමිටුව විසින් සංවිධානය කරන ලද මුස්ලිම් නී...

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  • පොලිස් ළමා හා කාන්තා කාර්යාංශ ප්‍රධානීන් හා ළමා හා කාන්තා සංවර්ධන ඒකකයන්හි නිලධාරින් ඒකාබද්ධව

    ළමා හා කාන්තා කටයුතු සම්බන්ධයෙන් පොලිස් ළමා හා කාන්තා කාර්යාංශ ප්‍රධානීන් හා දිස්ත්‍රික්...

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  • ගීතය තුලින් ඇය දකිමු 2016

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  • Liyashakthi Program in Kilinochchi

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  • Gender Responsive Budgeting

    ග්‍රාමීය ආර්ථික සංවර්ධනය උදෙසා ක්‍රියාත්මක වන ව්‍යාපෘති ආයෝජනයන්ගෙන් අවම වශයෙන් 25% ක් කාන...

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  • Aruna Dakina Rata 2016

    ‘‘අරුණ දකින රටා - 2016” චිත්‍ර ප්‍රදර්ශනය හා ත්‍යාග ප්‍රදානෝත්සවය ළමා ලේකම් කාර්යාලය විසි...

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  • Awareness Programme

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  • අමාත්‍යාංශය එක්ව පොලිස් නිලධාරින් හා ළමා හා කාන්තා සංවර්ධන ඒකක නිලධාරින්ගේ ඒකාබද්ධ රැස්වීම

    ළමා හා කාන්තා කටයුතු සම්බන්ධයෙන් පොලිස් ළමා හා කාන්තා කාර්යාංශ ප්‍රධානීන් හා දිස්ත්‍රික්...

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  • Launch of the Policy Framework and National Plan of Action (NPoA) to address SGBV in Sri Lanka and Forum- Wednesday 16th November 2016

    The Ministry of Women & Child Affairs in collaboration with sector Ministries who engaged in the development of the plan will be launching the Policy Framework and National Plan of Action to address Sexual and Gender- based Violence under t...

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  • Nana Diriya

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Welcome to our Ministry

 The Ministry of Women and Child Affairs (MWCA) was established as per the Gazette Extraordinary No. 1933 of 9th September 2015. Sri Lanka Women’s Bureau, National Committee on Women, Department of Probation and Child Care Services, National Child Protection Authority and Children’s Secretariat are the Departments and Statutory Institutions under the Ministry. The goal behind the establishment of Ministry of Women and Child Affairs was the creation of Sri Lankan society that is sensitive to the needs of women and children would work for their betterment to achieve this goal.

 

 

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Child Development

  • Educational Support For Children through   National Child Development Fund
  • Welfare Support for victimized Children
  • Children's Homes
  • Pre school Programmes
  • Counseling and psycho-social Support
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Women Development

  • Services Provided for Women's Societies and Balamandala Members Welfare Support for victimized Children
  • Information For Divisional Level Officers
  • Services Provided for Victimized Women
  • Information For District Secretary and Political Authority
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Ministry of Women and Child Affairs