“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.”
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the Nation
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
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,
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.
Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously.
Back in 1960, Sri Lanka made headlines across the globe when it became the first country to elect a female leader.
Today is the International Women's Day.
Women in Sri Lanka won the right to vote in 1931, seventeen years before independence.
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc
The Sri Lankan government plans to implement self-employment projects for the war widows in the North and East Provin
Tens of thousands of war widows cannot be reached due to a lack of funds, say officials, despite efforts to help them
Sri Lanka's construction industry has launched a project to provide construction skills to people, especially war wid
Sri Lanka Foreign Minister labeled the human rights groups as "patronizing, condescending and almost colonial&qu
Valmathi Jegadas is a different sort of mine clearer to the testosterone-fuelled explosives specialists portrayed in
Sri Lanka is seeking foreign help to care for nearly 90,000 women who have been widowed due to the island's Tamil sep
Lalitha* was 23, from Petiva Pullumalai, deep in Sri Lanka's eastern interior, when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ee
Only fifteen of nearly four hundred persons, most of them women, were allowed to witness before Sri Lanka's Lessons L
Women, traditionally responsible for taking care of their families, watched helplessly as Colombo's final militar
It was a typically hot, humid day in this eastern coastal village.
Although unmarried, Rajini Padamaraj, 32, is burdened with the responsibility of looking after the needs of her entir
Political manifestos are often met with cynicism
A Women Peace Makers Asia Regional Network is going to be launched in Kathmandu from January 26-February 1, 2011 orga
Nearly 200 activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide gathered yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to begin an
WOMEN'S JOURNEY, SRI LANKA – SOUTH AFRICA 2003
PDI-SL Professional Training Programmes; October – December 2010
Sri Lanka has very commendable human development indicators for women, which include high literacy rates and exceptio
The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association (SLGGA) launched a project titled War Affected Women Empowered, at the Girl Gui
A UN report on accountability for war crimes committed in the Sri Lankan armed conflict must be made public, Amnesty