Sexual and gender-based violence

Ragging in Sri Lankan Universities- affects Quality of education? Encourages Gender-based Violence?

16 Dec 2016 by Natasha Fernando

If you are a girl or a boy, walking into universities for the first time with high hopes and you get stopped at various intervals being mocked, humiliated, spoken to in filth, and jeered at by other boys and girls - that is harassment. … Read more

The Travails of Being Safe in Public Spaces

02 Aug 2016 by Tracy Kumarapeli

Often when travelling on public transport, a girl will be sexually harassed, at some point in her life. In fact, one in every four women get harassed daily. It all goes unnoticed. No one thinks it is a serious issue, when it really is. … Read more

Peace, Reconciliation and the Sri Lankan Youth

03 Sep 2015 by Rangana Hettiarachchi

It seemed tragic to me how racist and opportunistic politics seemed again and again to supersede the concept of us all being Sri Lankan. After going through nearly 30 years of a violent and bloody war, do we still need to confine ourselves to the concept of ‘race’? … Read more

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