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‘Voices in Peacetime – ‘her-stories’ of resilience and hope’ This project was launched in May 2012 with the financial support from the Culture and Conflict Programme under the Prince Claus Fund in collaboration with the Commonwealth Foundation. The Prince Claus Fund is a platform for intercultural exchange, working with individuals and organizations primarily in Africa, […]

Improving women’s access to livelihood opportunities and local services in the Post-Conflict Context of Sri Lanka The World Bank has awarded a consultancy to Viluthu in order to improve women’s access to livelihood opportunities and local services in the North and East. This project commenced in November 2010 and is due to be completed in […]

Viluthu works with Local Government Institutions and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in providing knowledge and skills to use the tools for Social Accountability. This is accomplished through provision of training, facilitating study circle discussions, and the organizing of consultations between CBOs and LAs, The general awareness raising and the building of political will for delivering […]

Social Accountability
January 11, 2015 By admin

The concept of social accountability underlines both the right and the corresponding responsibility of citizens to expect and ensure that government acts in the best interest of the people. The obligation of government officials to be accountable to citizens derives from notions of citizens’ rights, often enshrined in constitutions, and the broader set of human […]

Vocational Training
Election Fund for Women Contestants
January 11, 2015 By admin

In the struggle by women to increase representation in the local governments , it has been realized that the exorbitant costs of election campaigns have been a major deterrent for them. Lack of financial resource either discourages them from contesting or debilitates them from going all out in their campaigns. In order to overcome this […]