Who am I? Does it Really Matter?

02 Feb 2016 by Aisha Wahab

The theory behind who you identify yourself as and how it affects your place in society is known as Identity Economics. This article will explore the youth unemployment crisis in Sri Lanka through the eyes of this theory, which is three-fold; Gender, Region and Caste. … Read more

What Divides Us? What Keeps Us Together?

26 Jan 2016 by Anisha Niyas

What does being born Sri Lankan mean to you? That is a question that is so simple yet at the same time, very complex. Having grown up in a multi-cultural family and graduating from a school where children from all races and religions studied and played together, helped expose me to languages and cultures that would have been foreign to me if my circumstances were different. But it has not been the same story for others. … Read more

Young People and the Future: an Observation of Youth in Negombo

18 Jan 2016 by Madura Thivanka

If Negombo maintains the current practices, it will result in damaging the existing tourism status, or become a tourist destination which is full of illegal practices. So how can young people contribute to making Negombo a safe tourist destination? … Read more

12 Jan 2016 by Janani Balasubramaniam

Let’s start with accessibility. We have legislation in place, yet compliance with regulations remains an issue. Building design must incorporate features that allow accessibility and existing structures must be maintained; persons with disabilities must not be deprived of their rights to participate in public life. … Read more

The Pain of the Brain Drain

16 Dec 2015 by Qadir Saheed

Youth want to be different and make a significant contribution to the country. However the some young people study overseas only to return and find that there are no jobs available. So they leave the country in search of jobs outside. … Read more