“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome
Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after
If and when Sri Lanka's Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) releases its report later this month, as
For Magei Kasai the battle against hardships did not end when the guns fell silent two years ago in the Sri Lankan ci
More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
Complaints with regard to child abuse and sexual offences against women and children in Sri Lanka are increasing dram
Within the next three years, the minimum age of Sri Lankan women seeking employment as domestic workers aboard will b
On 9 June 2011 three Sri Lankan women came together to show their work at the Saskia Fernando Gallery on Dharmapala M
Today the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights is releasing a very disturbing report, Sexual Predators and Se
The Sri Lankan government has released all the former female combatants of the defeated terror organization, Liberati
The abuse and exploitation of unskilled migrants from South Asian countries such as Sri Lanka has long been considere
May 17 will be a historic day in the annals of Sri Lanka's legal sphere when Supreme Court Judge Dr.
Children and armed conflict – Report of the Secretary-General
The civil war ended two years ago this month, but for war-affected women—widows, mothers, daughters, and former
After the war, one of the few jobs available is clearing explosives.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary G
Two years on from the end of the devastating 26-year civil war that ripped Sri Lanka apart, Channel 4 News has obtain
Back in 1960, Sri Lanka made headlines across the globe when it became the first country to elect a female leader.
In the regions newly liberated from conflict, the struggle still continues for women.
Today is the International Women's Day.
Women in Sri Lanka won the right to vote in 1931, seventeen years before independence.
Sri Lanka presented its combined 5th , 6th , and 7th periodic reports to the CEDAW Committee on the 26 January 2011.
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Wom