Category Archives: Media Campaign

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CAREER DAY 2016

The MEDIA BRIEFING of DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION Career Day 2016 was organized by JCI (Junior Chamber International) Kollupitiya at Mahaweli Centre in October 2016. The discussion was on “why enable equal career opportunities for persons with disabilities”. Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability presented on “how to overcome challenges at work place”. Other speakers were Ishan Jalill, Disability Inclusion Specialist – International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Janitha Rukmal, – Enable Sri Lanka, Isuru Samarage, National President Sri Lanka – Junior Chamber International Sri Lanka (JCISL), Suranga Nanayakkara, Assistant Professor – Singapore University of Technology and Design and Dillon Abraham, JCI Kollupitiya Chapter. This was an opportunity to learn how young people around the world are working to create positive change.

The following newspapers published the press briefing.

http://www.lankabusinessnews.com/index.php/other/miscellaneous/item/5194-first-private-sector-job-fair-for-persons-with-disabilities-in-sri-lanka

http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=154430

http://dailynews.lk/2016/11/01/features/97591

 

Picture descriptions for vision  impaired persons:

1 Manique presenting.

manique-talking

2 Pannalists.

pannel

 

Manique Gunaratne

Face time: 0094779571918

 

SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION GIVES PUBLICITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Under the MyRight project of the Disability Organisations Joint Front did a live one hour radio programme titled “Sara prabhagira” at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. Ms. Manique Gunaratne, Executive Committee Member of the Disability Organisations Joint Front and from The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability and Mr. W.M.D. Ratnasekara, General Secretary of the Disability Organisations’ Joint Front spoke on the rights of persons with disabilities and the ratification of the United Nations Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities in October 2016.

 

Picture descriptions for vision impaired persons:

1 Conducting the programme at the studio.

at-the-programme

Audio:

 

Manique Gunaratne

Blog: http://efcnetworkondisability.employers.lk/

 

SRI LANKAN NEWS PAPERS GIVE PUBLICITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Following articles with photographs of Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability were published in the following news papers.

“Daily News” news paper article titled “Government to spend 598M for differently abled” – September 2012

“Daily Financial Times” news paper article titled “Special report, Enabled the Disabled recognizers excellence with Dirijaya awards” – October 2012

“Daily Financial Times” news paper article titled “Enabled the disabled does it again” – November 2012

“Sunday Observer” news paper article titled “Second to any other” – December 2012

“Daily Financial Times” news paper article titled “Enabled the disabled recognizers a professional achiever” – December 2012

“Sunday Times” news paper article titled “Out of the darkness and into the path of success” – January 2013

 

Manique Gunaratne

E-mail – manique.g@gmail.com    efc.ict.vip@gmail.com

 

SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION GIVES PUBLICITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

In June 2013 Ms. Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability did two radio programmes titled “Anduren Eliyata” half an hour each at the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. One programme was about information and communication technology for visually impaired persons and the other programme was about services provided for visually impaired persons by The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability.

 

Manique Gunaratne

The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon,

385 J3 Old Kotte Road,

Rajagiriya,

Sri Lanka.

 

SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION GIVES PUBLICITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation invited Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon, Network on Disability for an half an hour radio programme titled “Anduren Eliyata”. Manique Gunaratne spoke on “Employment for persons with disabilities”.

 

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Manique and Sujeewa

manique and sujeewa

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Manique Gunaratne

Executive Committee Member for Advocacy and Lobbying for Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Sri Lanka Foundation for Rehabilitation of the Disabled

 

 

 

 

SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION SUPPORT TO PROMOTE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation invited Ms. Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability to speak on “how to promote rights of persons with disabilities through social media” in a programme titled “Anduren Eliyata” in August 2016.

 

Picture description:

1 Manique and Sujeewa

manique and sujeewa

 

Audio recording:

 

Manique Gunaratne

Member – Asia Pacific Women with Disability United

 

MEDIA CONFERENCE TO MARK THE INTERNATIONAL WHITE CANE DAY

In September 2013 the Sri Lanka Federation of the Visually Handicapped organized a media conference at the Government Information Department to mark the International White Cane Day. Ms. Manique Gunaratne from The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon Network on Disability and General Secretary (2010 to 2015) of the Sri Lanka Federation of the Visually Handicapped  did a presentation on “Women with visual impairement”. More than 60 media personnel attended this media conference. Rupavahini and ITN TV channels telecasted this event in their main news bullatine. Neth FM radio channel broadcasted this event and following news papers featured this event in their news papers. They are, Island, Divamina, Dinamina, Lakbima, rivira, Navaliya and Daly Mirror.

 

Manique Gunaratne

Web: www.employers.lk   www.bizdirectory.lk

 

 

Sri lanka broadcasting corporation includes women with disabilities on international women’s day

Sri lanka broadcasting corporation includes women with disabilities on international women’s day

Ms. Manique Gunaratne of The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon together with Mr. Sujeewa Manage of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation broadcasted an half an hour radio programme titled “Anduren Eliyata” on International Women’s Day in March 2016. Manique spoke on the significant of the International Women’s Day and importance of including women with disabilities in the mainstream of development.

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manique and sujeewa
Manique and Sujeewa recording the programme.

Audio recording:

Manique Gunaratne
Fax – 0094114547649