Ensuring rights and choices for all


22 February 2021

Over 50 Development Agencies Unite for DIG Bimshani Jasin Arahchchi

Statement by the National Forum Against Gender-Based Violence The National Forum Against Gender-Based Violence in Sri Lanka is deeply disappointed in the recent petition challenged by 32 Senior Superintendents of Police (SSP) and 1 Director SSP in total 33 male officers against the appointment of Ms. Bimshani Jasin Arachchi as

18 January 2021

An ageing world demands meaningful integration of older persons

UNFPA joins hands with HelpAge Sri Lanka to strengthen the meaningful inclusion of older persons especially during emergency preparedness efforts

24 December 2020


  With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, countries across the world have witnessed a rise in the number of reported cases of gender-based violence. Protective confinement and lockdown measures taken to protect people from the spread of the virus also meant that women who face domestic violence found themselves locked in with their


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