Month: September 2015

From MDGs to SDGs: Well done, Sri Lanka – but mind the gaps!
“You’re doing well – but can do better! Try harder!” Teachers have been saying such words to generations of school children. It also seems apt advice for Sri Lanka’s human … Continued
Don’t Forget ‘Invisible’ Older People, urges Global AgeWatch Index 2015
  “As we get older, our rights do not change. As we get older, we are no less human and should not become invisible,” says Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South … Continued
When a pyramid becomes a dome…
Question: Where does a pyramid turn into a dome, and then a barrel? Answer: When it’s the population pyramid! The Population Pyramid is considered the most effective way to visualize … Continued
We are in a state of domestic war.
  Did you know?   Most often by someone she knows. Throughout the years, progress has been made in Sri Lanka to address violence in the domestic sphere. The implementation … Continued
“Youth are usually the leaders in trends and style which then others follow”
-Otara Gunewardene, Founder of ODEL & Embark As an entrepreneur, who catered largely to young people through fashion did you really feel the power of this bonus of young people? … Continued
Invest in Youth
With the mission of ‘delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled’, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) works with the … Continued