A technical training workshop for women working online was held by the Women and Media Collective (WMC) on the 28th and 29th of November 2013. The workshop was conducted in the Tamil medium by an esteemed social media trainer from India. Participants were trained on how to use social media for advocacy.
With the aim of creating the first ever web portal for women, Women and Media Collective (WMC) called all bloggers, photographers, film makers and anyone else who shares their work online for a two day training at the Hotel Sovereign in Rajagiriya.
The training included components such as online security and safety, production of creative and effective new media, promotion of content online and awareness raising workshops on the prominent issues in post-conflict Sri Lanka, such as reconciliation, gender based violence, migration and inter-ethnic development, etc.