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  1. CONFERENCE: LKIIRSS Conference on the Role of Women in Reconciliation

    The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the Nation

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 667
  2. Pre 2015 News Archive65 083
  3. SRI LANKA: Women, Girls Face Dire Security Threats in Tamil Areas

    More than two years after the end of the 30-year war between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels, wome

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 608
  4. SRI LANKA: Women's Insecurity in the North and East

    Women in Sri Lanka's predominantly Tamil-speaking north and east are facing a desperate lack of security in the after

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 552
  5. SRI LANKA: Single Women Begin to Rebuild

    For Magei Kasai the battle against hardships did not end when the guns fell silent two years ago in the Sri Lankan ci

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 278
  6. SRI LANKA: Battles Ahead for Women

    More policies and programmes must address the needs of female-headed households in Sri Lanka's former conflict zone,

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 192
  7. SRI LANKA: For Sri Lankan Women, War for Survival Continues in Peacetime

    The civil war ended two years ago this month, but for war-affected women—widows, mothers, daughters, and former

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 760
  8. SRI LANKA: Women in Front Line as Sri Lanka Tackles Landmines

    After the war, one of the few jobs available is clearing explosives.

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 733
  9. SRI LANKA: Casualties of War: Helping Sri Lanka's Female Soldiers

    Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 641
  10. SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka Politics in Need of More Women

    Back in 1960, Sri Lanka made headlines across the globe when it became the first country to elect a female leader.

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 554
  11. SRI LANKA: Women Have Played an Exemplary Role in Developing Sri Lanka

    Today is the International Women's Day.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 385
  12. SRI LANKA: Where are the Women in Local Government?

    Women in Sri Lanka won the right to vote in 1931, seventeen years before independence.

    Monday, March 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 358
  13. The Importance of Autonomy: Women and the Sri Lankan Peace Negotiations

    While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc

    Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 075
  14. SRI LANKA: Government to Implement Self-Employment Projects for War Widows in North and East

    The Sri Lankan government plans to implement self-employment projects for the war widows in the North and East Provin

    Thursday, October 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 451
  15. SRI LANKA: Conflict Over but not for Widows

    Tens of thousands of war widows cannot be reached due to a lack of funds, say officials, despite efforts to help them

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 443
  16. SRI LANKA: To Give War Widows Construction Skills

    Sri Lanka's construction industry has launched a project to provide construction skills to people, especially war wid

    Saturday, October 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 462
  17. Sri Lanka Rejects War Crime Photos Released by Tamil Group

    Sri Lanka Foreign Minister labeled the human rights groups as "patronizing, condescending and almost colonial&qu

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 461
  18. SRI LANKA: Women Clear Sri Lanka's Landmine Legacy

    Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 277
  19. SRI LANKA: Seeks Help for 90,000 War Widows

    Sri Lanka is seeking foreign help to care for nearly 90,000 women who have been widowed due to the island's Tamil sep

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 262
  20. SRI LANKA: Former Female Fighters Strive For a Better Life

    Lalitha* was 23, from Petiva Pullumalai, deep in Sri Lanka's eastern interior, when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ee

    Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 233
  21. SRI LANKA: LLRC, a Hoax – Vanni War Victims

    Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 175
  22. Beaten but Not Broken: Tamil Women Struggle through Conflict and 'Peace' in Sri Lanka

    Women, traditionally responsible for taking care of their families, watched helplessly as Colombo's final militar

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 940
  23. SRI LANKA: War Over, But Women Wage Battle For Survival

    It was a typically hot, humid day in this eastern coastal village.

    Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 669
  24. SRI LANKA: War-Affected Women Bewail Their Plight

    Although unmarried, Rajini Padamaraj, 32, is burdened with the responsibility of looking after the needs of her entir

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 121
  25. SRI LANKA: First Political Manifesto for Women Gets Good Reviews

    Political manifestos are often met with cynicism

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 760
  26. United States Tamil Political Action Council

    About USTPAC
    Civil Society Organisations67 455
  27. Launch: Women Peace Makers Asia Regional Network

    A Women Peace Makers Asia Regional Network is going to be launched in Kathmandu from January 26-February 1, 2011 orga

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 19:00 to Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 888
  28. International Campaign on Women Human Rights Defenders opens global consultation meeting in Sri Lanka

    Nearly 200 activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to begin an

    Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 122
  29. Women's Journey to Peace: Strenghtening the Next Steps Forward Workshop


    Wednesday, January 29, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 129
  30. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Peacebuilding & Development Institute in Sri Lanka, Professional Training Programmes; October – December 2010

    PDI-SL Professional Training Programmes; October – December 2010

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 551
  31. INTERVIEW/FILM: Why Women in Politics Always Matters: A conversation with Chulani Kodikara

    Sunday, October 17, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 744
  32. BLOG: Women and Peacemaking in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kashmir and Afghanistan

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 968
  33. ANALYSIS: Sri Lanka: The Link Between Women's Political Representation and the Peace Process

    Sri Lanka has very commendable human development indicators for women, which include high literacy rates and exceptio

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 984
  34. OTHER: Girl Guides Take to Empower War Affected Women

    The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association (SLGGA) launched a project titled War Affected Women Empowered, at the Girl Gui

    Friday, April 8, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 148
  35. PRESS RELEASE: UN Report on Sri Lanka Conflict Must be Made Public

    A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty

    Monday, April 11, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 157