Month: February 2017

For ‘Mind and Soul’: Sri Lanka Eases Way To Legal Recognition of Transgender People
(Nirasha Piyawadani, Global Press Journal) Bhoomi Harendran, 26, has begun hormonal therapy to physically change her gender to reflect a woman’s anatomy. She has had regular consultations with a psychiatrist … Continued
A classic example for alacrity in Sri Lanka’s health sector
However, if the virus was to enter the key population networks like female sex workers, men who have sex with men, ‘beach boys’, and injection drug users that engage in...Continued
Youth
Is Sri Lanka seeing an upsurge of teenage pregnancies?
The latest incident was reported from a major hospital in the island (the name of the hospital is withheld on ethical grounds). A 12-year-old girl who is now seven months...Continued