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

The Political Scenario in Sri Lanka: does it whither Youth and Women?

03 May 2016 by Sachinda Dulanjana

To increase political participation for youth and women within the country, priority should be given to provide grass roots level opportunities for youth and women displaying true leadership personalities. … Read more

Pregnancy: A Personal Boundary, Not To Be Crossed

18 Apr 2016 by Yasmin Abdeen

Being childless by desire is almost blasphemous. Being childless due to health complications is a taboo subject that should only be spoken of in hushed tones, accompanied by sympathetic nods. Why is it such a shameful subject in this day and age? … Read more

Sri Lankan Women in Politics

11 Dec 2015 by Chapa Perera

There is a deep rooted prejudice among the general public pertaining to the role of women, and – if they do decide to run for elections – how exactly should they do so? … Read more