Category Archives: Media Campaign

THE EMPLOYERS’ FEDERATION OF CEYLON ON AIR ON INTERNATIONAL WHITE CANE DAY

The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon on air on international white cane day

 

The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, invited EFC ICT Training Centre and the Disability Resource Centre for a programme titled “AnduranEliyata” (Darkness to light) in the “SwadeshiyaSewaya”. Ms. ManiqueGunaratne spoke on the significance of the white cane and the International White Cane Day.

 

AndurenEliyataprogramme

ManiqueGunaratne

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

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHTS DURING PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 2015

Persons with disabilities fight for their rights during parliamentary elections 2015

 

First time in the history in Sri Lanka a group of persons with disabilities contested for the parliamentary elections in 2015. They contested for two districts in Sri Lanka. There were very good awareness about the rights of persons with disabilities during the campaign. More facilities were provided for persons with disabilities during the election process such as allowing a family member to go with a vision impaired persons, accessibility facilities in polling booths, transportation etc. Please read the articles on the following links.

Daily Mirror

http://www.dailymirror.lk/…/differently-abled-to-contest-in…

Divaina 16 August 2015

http://www.divaina.com/2015/08/16/nimna01.html

Sunday Observer 9 August 2015

http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2015/08/09/pol07.asp.

Daily Financial Times 16 August 2015

http://www.ft.lk/article/456375/Dr–Perera-laments-political-apathy-towards-the-disabled

Daily Mirror 7 August 2015

http://www.dailymirror.lk/82625/differently-abled-to-contest-in-two-districts

Dinamina August 2015

http://epaper.dinamina.lk/art.asp?id=2015%2F07%2F31%2Fpg09_0&pt=p&h

Dinamina 10 August 2015

http://epaper.dinamina.lk/art.asp?id=2015%2F07%2F21%2Fpg15_6&pt=p&h#

https://youtu.be/_Z_9DbeT-Uw

http://www.lankadeepa.lk/index.php/top_story/338469

 

ManiqueGunaratne

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