International and Regional Organisations
International Labour Organisation is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only ‘tripartite’ United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all.
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development empowers women in the region to use law as an instrument of change for equality, justice, peace and development. APWLD uses research, training, advocacy and activism to claim and strengthen women’s human rights as enshrined in UN international human rights instruments.
APWLD on Migrant Domestic Workers
The Women and Media Collective is a women’s organisation which aims to bring about change based on feminist principles for a society free from violence which would pave the way for a balanced representation of women in decision-making and governance, and advocate for non-discriminatory laws and policies.
Handbook for migrant workers in Sinhala and Tamil
Centre for Women Development Studies is a research institute established to develop, promote and disseminate knowledge about women’s roles in society and economic trends which affect women’s lives and status at.
Gender and Migration: Negotiating rights a woman’s perspective