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The new debate in Sri Lankan media on homosexuality
(Cartoonist Gihan de Chickera portrays the brain on the left as homosexual and the brain on the right as homophobic in the above displayed cartoon.) Sri Lanka government’s recent moves … Continued
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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
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
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
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UN committee re-affirms adolescents’ autonomy, reproductive self-determination and capacity to access sexual and reproductive health services and information
The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State … Continued
Every pregnancy is wanted
This video shows in just four minutes how a child arrives in this world, from conception to birth. The clip offers a 3D visualization of the development of an embryo in the mother’s womb, and will be interesting for both men … Continued
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Fatimah of Puttalam
She was a child And she was also a bride She was a child For a man to rape in bed She was a child And she was pregnant in … Continued
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Education and the development opportunities of Sri Lanka
In the finance sector, the time taken to double the knowledge is 18 years. In marketing, it is eight years. But for the IT industry the time needed to double...Continued