Why Are We So Resistant to Equality? / This Is Not a Battle of the Sexes

28 Oct 2015 by Prashani Dias

1 in 3 women in Sri Lanka have faced violence at some instance in their lives. My aim in stating these facts is not to heap blame on men or boys – it’s to note that violence against women is pervasive, irrespective of class, ethnicity or race. … Read more

Young Sri Lankan Women Need to Take the Lead in the Economy

23 Sep 2015 by Dhananjani Randika

An entire nation can thrive when both genders have equal opportunities to reach the top. So, young ladies, dare to take the lead, be empowered and empower others? … 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

Fixing the School Culture

25 Aug 2015 by Raveen Ubeysekera

Today, you and I are part of the 23.2%. 14 years ago, we were part of the 26.8%. Education is the key to solving many development issues, such as poverty, unemployment and even violence. … Read more