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Opinion Illustration on Pornography for What Love is Not
By Umar Muwahid (22) Bio: Currently I’m reading a degree in Software Engineering. I am a friendly person. I am interested in many things such as DJ and gaming. I … Continued
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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
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Involving Youth in Policy Formulation: The Future, Today!
It’s funny how most laws and policies regarding women and youth are formulated mostly by old men. This is not just in Sri Lanka but the case world over. It’s … Continued
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Soon in School Curriculum: Sex and Relationship Education?
We’ve written about it extensively, so you can imagine our excitement when we heard that the Chairman of the National Child Protection Authority (NCPA), Dr. Natasha Balendra, was actively trying … Continued
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Free Reproductive Health Care for those below 18 is now possible
Sri Lanka has some policies in place that activists in other countries envy.  These free education and free healthcare in state institutions; questions only rise in implementation and clarity of … Continued
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Sri Lankan Rap & Hoe-Culture
By Shifani Reffai   I just watched a new music video that came out a week ago, by Sri Lankan rappers Mandira N Maliga (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nm…). The video has got a … Continued
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Mass media and mass hysteria on Enrique Iglesias
Yesterday we wrote about what some young people thought about the chaos that erupted after the Enrique Iglesias’s ‘Sex and Love’ concert in Sri Lanka. One disturbing incident was the … Continued
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Birds and bees info for those with functional difficulties
I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend who uses a pair of crutches. He insisted that people with physical or mental impairments should be referred to as ‘disabled’ … Continued
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G2G Event: How best to increase women’s participation in Lankan politics?
Aaranya Rajasingam, Executive Director – Programme at Viluthu Centre for Human Resource Development, spoke at “Generation to Generation for Our Sri Lanka” dialogue organised by UNFPA Sri Lanka on 16 … Continued