Month: November 2015

Women
9 Facts about Gender-Based Violence
Women
Can We Protect Our Migrant Domestic Workers?
This week a Sri Lankan migrant domestic worker was sentenced to death by the Saudi court. Her crime was having committed adultery with a Sri Lankan male migrant worker. The … Continued
Youth
Why I Quit My Undergrad Degree
Note: This post was contributed by a foreign student enrolled in a BA degree programme in a Sri Lankan university who wishes to remain anonymous. Because of frequent student protests … Continued
Women
Stone-broke, evicted and widowed: This resilient mother wasn’t about to give up on life
  Much has been written about the Muslims who were evicted from Jaffna by the LTTE in 1990. It’s been exactly 25 years since the ethnic cleansing in October 1990, … Continued
Hearing Impaired Suffer Due to Lack of Reproductive Health Education
Rape and divorce are high among those who are hearing impaired in Sri Lanka. Those who are hearing and speech impaired are far more vulnerable to sexual assault because of … Continued
Youth
Cyber Bullying & Online Safety
What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying sometimes also called as online bullying, can be defined as the use of technology to deliberately hurt, threaten, upset, harass or embarrass someone else. … Continued