Month: November 2016

Women
Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign now underway
The 16 days from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day have been dedicated for the 16 Days of … Continued
Six months after landslide of Aranayaka, Sri Lanka (A Photo Story)
We visited Elagapitiya, Aranayaka in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. We were there to observe how the life was picking up among the hundreds of families who lost their beloved … Continued
Elderly
I have to work even though I cannot, my son
I saw this elderly woman while I and my friend Sajeewa Chamikara were traveling in Kaludiyaalla area in Monaragala district to look into a land issue of the people of … Continued
Child Marriage (cartoon)
Youth
Be aware, Make right decisions: GBV & SRHR workshop at Eastern University
That was a remote corner of Batticaloa district. Nobody scored 8As in O/Ls in that small village other than Sara. She became  the talk of the town in that very … Continued
Women
We must beat the barriers that hinder women – Jayanthi Kuru Uthumpala, first Sri Lankan to summit Everest
Ms. Jayanthi Kuru Uthumpala is the first Sri Lankan to summit Everest peak. She was born in Dehiwala in 1979. After her school education at Bishop’s College, Colombo, she graduated … Continued