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We Don’t Want a ‘Women’s Day’
  Every year around this time, the media focuses on women. This year women in Sri Lanka were offered clothes and shoes at discounted prices and the chance to win … Continued
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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
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Ignorance Helps Spread HIV
You may have heard about the story in the news, or perhaps on social media where it is being discussed and campaigned against intensely. Not everyone feels the outraged expressed … Continued
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How Effective is the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act?
This article was published by the Daily Mirror http://www.dailymirror.lk/105882/How-Effective-is-the-Domestic-Violence-Act- For Anuja* (40), abuse and beatings were a part of her everyday life. For 22 years she stayed with the man … Continued
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What Love is Not: An Illustration
  Yalini Shanmuganathan (26) is a final year student in Department of Applied Nutrition, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. She is reading for B.Sc in Food Science and Nutrition. For … Continued
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What Love is Not: The bruises disappear but…
What is love anyway? My theory is that love can’t be defined – love is a mother breaking rest to feed her child in the early hours of the day, … Continued
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What Love is Not
He always made her feel special. Treasured. And this was new.   To the rest of the world, she was average. Yet through his eyes, she became the possessor of … Continued
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What Love is Not – a letter to my daughter
It was an important day for us. You were six months old in my womb. I looked into your father’s eyes as the murky picture came up on the machine. … Continued