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Unemployed young seeds
By Praveena Vijayakumar     One key finding of many development practitioners is the near universal desire to invest in the young. The young are perceived as the greatest strength of … Continued
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Youth Voices: What’s Up Sex Ed in Sri Lanka?
Rohan is an A/L student from Sabaragamuwa. He has volunteered and been part of several youth groups and United Nations youth programmed. Rohan believes that comprehensive reproductive education is lacking … Continued
Youth
An Undergrad Speaks about Sex Education in Sri Lanka
Elderly
What can we offer to ageing Somalatha of Sri Lanka?
  Somalatha is a rural woman who lives in a border village in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. She is a 54-year old rubber factory worker. “Rubber prices have … Continued
Youth
Our Youth on Gender Based Violence
Women
Is gender discrimination a part of teacher training in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka’s Colleges of Education are highly important as teacher training centres. The 16 Colleges of Education situated island wide produce the bulk of the trained teachers. The trainees for the … Continued
Youth
Teachers must be trained on teaching sexual and reproductive health
“I have met some adults also who do not know where the vagina entrance, urethral opening and clitoris are located. That is why the sexual and reproductive health education is … Continued
Youth
Channeling the Energy of the Youth Towards Creating Positive Change
Sri Lanka’s youth are often viewed as firebrands for violence. It isn’t surprising considering the riots of ’83 to the almost monthly protests by university students, our youth have been … Continued
Women
Dr Sepali Kottegoda on the Proposal to Gradually Ban Migrant Housemaids