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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NLF Success Stories | SLCFD | Breaking The Barriers Of Sign Language with the Official Languages Policy

The Groundbreaking Activity of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf The work of NLF Partner Sri Lanka Central Federation of the Deaf is truly a source of inspiration. From the inception of the partnership what struck the NLF Team was the unique lens with which SLCFD approached...

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NILET continues with Teacher Training for Second Language Teachers

5 more batches of Sinhala/Tamil Second Language Teachers from all provinces join the training course In September, the National Institute of Language Education and Training (NILET) commenced the second series of five-day training programmes for Sinhala and Tamil Second Language Teachers. Designed to enhance the capacity of second language teachers...

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NLEAP hosts Virtual Technical Exchange Mission between Official Languages Commission Sri Lanka (OLC) and the Office of The Commissioner of Official Languages Canada (OCOL)

Preparation of annual report & Research on Official Languages Policy Implementation A Virtual Technical Exchange Mission(TEM) was organised by NLEAP between the Office of The Commissioner of Official Languages Canada (OCOL) and the Official Languages Commission of Sri Lanka (OLC). Held on the 29th of September this TEM forms part...

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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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Working together to strengthen and enhance Bi-Lingual Public Services in the Central Province

The National Language Division, in partnership with NLEAP, organises Inaugural Language Planning meeting for 8 sub national institutions in the Nuwara Eliya District It was a long planned, and long-awaited day, when the National Languages Division(NLD) of the Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government organised its inaugural Language...

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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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