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What Love is Not – Guidelines
Submissions open from February 8, 2016 Submit your essay and poems (no more than 800 words), photographs/photo-essay or illustration and join UNFPA in creating discussions about gender-based violence and reproductive … Continued
Women
Amalini De Sayrah on What Love is Not
What Love Is Not   Five. It starts with a pinch on her arm as they waited for their parents after art class. Her skin burns and tears sting her … Continued
Youth
Naushalya Rajapakse, Social Change Entrepreneur
As a young person do you really feel the drive of this large population of youth? Yes I definitely do. And as a Sri Lankan youth I not only feel … Continued
Women
Enrique, Thank You for Sparking Off a National Conversation!
The Enrique Iglesias concert ‘Sex and Love’, held in Colombo on 20 December 2015, has been in the news for days and remains a hot topic of conversation. Alas, for … 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
Women
Yazmin Yousuf: Making a Difference
Radio Presenting is not what most young girls dream of being, but it certainly is a career option that doesn’t receive the praise it deserves. Being in the media gives … Continued
Gender-based violence undermines the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims
Youth
Live from the Sabaragamuwa Stakeholder Consultation on Youth
UNFPA in partnership with the Ministry of Youth presents a discussion with school students, undergraduates, lecturers, youth ministry members and other stakeholders on issues surrounding youth and gender-based violence, education, … Continued
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Bat the Ball in Your Style
By Gazy Hussain Sometimes, you will have to open the door so that you can seek the opportunity and not just wait for it to knock on your door! In … Continued