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29 March 2021

UNFPA Sri Lanka and the Government of Japan support the Ministry of Health to strengthen access to sexual and reproductive health services amidst COVID-19

Colombo, Sri Lanka, 29 March 2021: The United Nations Population Fund in Sri Lanka and the Government of Japan recently handed over a consignment of goods to support the Ministry of Health to strengthen access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. Additionally, the infrastructure provided will further strengthen the

25 March 2021

UNFPA partners with Colombo Fashion Week 2021

25 March 2021, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: A UNFPA supported survey in 2019 found that one in four (24.9%) women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence since age 15 by a partner or non-partner in Sri Lanka. Across the world and in Sri Lanka, UNFPA supports Governments and women’s organizations to strengthen their response to

8 March 2021

No place for sexism!

Human Rights Watch recently awarded Japan ‘A Gold Medal for Sexism’ after the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee President Yoshiro Mori complained that “women talk too much” in response to a query on increasing gender diversity on the Japanese Olympic Committee board. The Olympics Body claims that “Sport is one of the most

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