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  1. SRI LANKA: Government Accused of Abandoning War-Affected Women

    The Organization for Freedom of Women, in a press meet held Sunday in ‘Tilak' hotel in Jaffna, accused Sri Lank

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 482
  2. SRI LANKA: Women, Peace and Security

    The adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), ten years ago, was a landmark in our efforts to recogniz

    Monday, November 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 504
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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