Promoting Gender Sensitive Leadership and Management in Second Language Education

NLEAP organises capacity building workshop  on gender sensitive leadership and management for the National Institute of Language Education and Training (NILET) NLEAP recently organised a two day capacity building workshop on Gender Sensitive Leadership and Management Context with a special emphasis on Second Language Education for NILET. Held on the...

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Building up a generation of Gender Sensitive Translators

NLEAP Mission Trip to the University of Jaffna Translation Department The NLEAP team along with Ms. Veena Verma (Project Director-Canada Based/Human Rights, Gender and Governance Advisor – Alinea) and Mr. Hilaire Lemoine (Language Policy Advisor-NLEAP),  met with representatives of the Translation Department of the University of Jaffna. Joining in the...

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Breaking Gender Barriers and Inequalities through the Promotion of Language Rights and Language Learning

Gender Mainstreaming in the implementation of the Official Languages Policy of Sri Lanka On the cusp of International Women’s Day 2022, the senior leadership of the ‘Language Sector’ participated in a session conducted by NLEAP Gender Specialists Ms. Veena Verma (Project Director, Human Rights, Gender and Governance Advisor) and Ms...

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“Gender in Translation: Feminist and Gender Politics in Translation”.

NLEAP launches Inaugural Online Workshop on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within Language Rights It was an evening of riveting conversation when NLEAP launched its webinar series for University Academics on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within language rights. Held on the 16th of September, the inaugural session commenced with...

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Groundbreaking Research on Language Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

NLEAP supports CSHR research project that will significantly impact the Sri Lankan Legal and Policy Landscape The Center for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR), supported by NLEAP, will embark on pivotal research on Language Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. The inception meeting for the research was organized by...

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Exploring ways to promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) within Language Rights

NLEAP conducts GEWE Workshop for the National Institute of Language Education and Training NLEAP recently conducted a workshop on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment for the National Institute of Language Education and Training (NILET). The purpose of the workshop was two-prong. The first was to enhance the conceptual understanding amongst...

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Language Rights for Women’s Rights

A conversation on how Language Rights Impact Women’s Rights Sri Lanka recognizes the right to language as a fundamental right of all women and men but do women and men in Sri Lanka have diverse experiences in the realization of their language rights? NLEAP conducted a webinar “Language Rights for...

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