2011 Nobel peace prize was given jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Tawakkol Karman, a democrati
She pointed out that although many women should like to take part in representative politics, the prevailing politica
An N-Peace review and work planning meeting in Colombo, organized by UNDP and Search for Common Ground last week, was
Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.
Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade
If and when Sri Lanka's Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) releases its report later this month, as
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?
On 9 June 2011 three Sri Lankan women came together to show their work at the Saskia Fernando Gallery on Dharmapala M
May 17 will be a historic day in the annals of Sri Lanka's legal sphere when Supreme Court Judge Dr.
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.
This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf
While none of the previous attempts at formal peacemaking in Sri Lanka allowed women any role in the negotiating proc
Sri Lanka's construction industry has launched a project to provide construction skills to people, especially war wid
Fifteen months after the end of fighting between Sri Lankan government forces and the Tamil Tigers, women in the nort
Whenever Sri Lankan rights activist Shereen Xavier attends a meeting related to her work in this war-battered norther
Political manifestos are often met with cynicism
This report, Unfolding The Realities: Silenced Voices of Women in Politics is an endeavor to explore violence faced b
Sri Lanka has very commendable human development indicators for women, which include high literacy rates and exceptio