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9 January 2018

Canada grants CDN$900,000 to UNFPA in support of addressing Sexual Gender-based Violence

9 January 2018, Colombo: The High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, HE David McKinnon, and Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka, Ms. Ritsu Nacken, signed a letter of agreement in...

30 November 2017

Youth4Youth

Over a quarter of the population in Sri Lanka consist of youth aged between 15 – 29 years. While youth comprise a significant proportion of the population, barriers exist in participation of young people in decision-...

24 November 2017

Elect Her. End Violence

In Sri Lanka, while women constitute 52 percent of Sri Lanka's population, female representation in parliament is only 5.3 percent. Due to gender-based socio-cultural norms and biases, it is understood that there...

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Sri Lanka is experiencing a low level of HIV epidemic, with a prevalence of less than 5...
This Compendium on law, Gender Based Violence and Reproductive Rights seeks to put...

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