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every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.


30 November 2017


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...

6 October 2017

Generation-to-Generation Dialogue on Population Ageing in Sri Lanka

Population ageing is accelerating in Sri Lanka at a faster rate than any other country in South Asia. There are around 2.5 million people above the age of 60 years in Sri Lanka and it is projected that by 2030, 1 in 5...


This thematic report on the ageing population of Sri Lanka is part of a series of...
Sri Lanka has a long history with regard to family planning and maternal care. Since the...

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