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6 June 2019

‘We are With Her’ for a violence free Sri Lanka

Violence against women and girls is widely recognized as an international public health and human rights concern. 1 in 3 female homicides in Sri Lanka are related to intimate partner violence and 69% of such incidences...

22 March 2019

Executive Director of FP2020 highlights the need to address unplanned pregnancies in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (22 Mar 2019): When couples are empowered to plan whether and when to have children, it enables their families, including women and girls, to reach their full potential. FP2020 is a global partnership...

8 March 2019

Premier visits exhibition raising awareness on sexual harassment in public transport

Friday, 8 March 2019 (Colombo): This International Women’s Day, the Prime Minister, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the public installation ‘Does She Travel Safe?’ at Town Hall Grounds, an initiative by the United...

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This annual report shows how UNFPA, during 2018, has helped Sri Lankan youth, women and...
Remarkable gains have been made in sexual and reproductive health and rights since 1969...

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