Inauguration ceremony of the certificate course in empowering women in politics (Tamil Medium)

The inaugural session of the certificate course in empowering women in Politics (Tamil medium) was conducted on the 19th May, 2018 at the Faculty Auditorium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. The Vice-Chancellor University of Peradeniya, Prof.Upul B. Dissanayake, the Co-ordinator of the Gender Education and Women Initiative Unit, Dr.WijayaJayathilaka, Co-ordinators of the study course, Prof. Kamala Liyanage and Ms. ShobanaRajendra, the resource persons of the Tamil medium study course attended this event.

Seventy five female community leaders and aspiring women to run for local elections got registered for the course; which consists of eight modules, viz concept of Gender and Feminist Approaches to Politics, Human Rights and Women, Women and Law, Women in Politics, Women Empowering and Leadership, Constitution  & Government in Sri Lanka, Democracy & Governance and Internship & Field studies.

The course will be offered on every Saturday for six months at the department of Agriculture Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.