Ensuring rights and choices for all


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...

11 December 2018

Is Sri Lanka’s health system ready to respond to the population shift?

Tomorrow marks International Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. Universal Health Coverage is a fundamental goal rooted in the human right to health. It ensures that every person, no matter who they are or where they...



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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