Month: May 2016

Women
The Aftermath of Roanu: Women Most Affected
It’s 1pm and the Vidyawardana Maha Vidyalaya – a school in Wellampitiya – is a beehive of activity. Not with school children on recess, but with army officers handing out … Continued
Women
Women and Girls are the Most Vulnerable in Disaster Situations
Sri Lanka has come together to provide relief from food and clothes to those volunteering to swim muddy waters to rescue people trapped in houses. As rescue efforts continue, victims … Continued
Women
Caring for Everyone except Her Child
Chamindri* had 6 more months of maternity leave left. Her daughter was now just 3 months old and still needed the mother’s close attention, but Chamindri had little choice. So … Continued
Women
Sure, You Can be a Working Mum
Here are a few more facts about maternity leave The law provides for breastfeeding breaks for nursing mothers Some companies provide paternity leave. Check with your company to see if … Continued