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  1. 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
  2. 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
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  4. 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
  5. SRI LANKA: War Widows: Sri Lankan Women Take Charge

    They don't beg for pity. At home they're boss. They wield a hammer by day and at night cradle their children.

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 116
  6. SRI LANKA: Women Take Over as Breadwinners in North

    Fifteen months after the end of fighting between Sri Lankan government forces and the Tamil Tigers, women in the nort

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 068
  7. 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
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  8. 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
  9. SRI LANKA: Tamil Women Denied the Right to Live in Peace

    In developing parts of the world like Sri Lanka, women remain more or less subjugated, writes Kalyani Inpakum

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 077
  10. SRI LANKA: How the War Gave Tamil Women More Space

    Whenever Sri Lankan rights activist Shereen Xavier attends a meeting related to her work in this war-battered norther

    Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 192
  11. SRI LANKA: First Political Manifesto for Women Gets Good Reviews

    Political manifestos are often met with cynicism

    Thursday, March 25, 2010
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  12. USTPAC highlights the plight of Tamil Women in North-East Sri Lanka on International Womens Day

    USTPAC joins the world community in celebrating the International Women�s Day on March 8th, but

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 813
  13. USTPAC Supports Secretary Clintons Efforts to End Rape as a Weapon of War

    Joe Ratnam, a spokesman for the US Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC), said, "USTPAC endorses and supports

    Tuesday, October 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 816
  14. SRI LANKA: State Terrorism Against Tamil Women

    The sexual violence of the Sri Lankan military against Tamil women is fully tolerated by Political leadership and tho

    Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 694