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3 November 2020

Women’s Wellbeing Study Published

Study finds that in Sri Lanka, one in five ever-partnered women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (03 November 2020): In 2019, the Department of Census and Statistics conducted the first dedicated national prevalence survey on violence against women.

Equity in sexual and reproductive health and rights

4 August 2020

Equity in sexual and reproductive health and rights

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (04 August 2020): In Sri Lanka, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services are often inaccessible to persons living with disabilities due to barriers such as physical, financial, social, and psychological in nature. Meanwhile, it is estimated that by 2030, 1 in 5 people in Sri Lanka will be above the age

22 July 2020

Fashion with a cause: UNFPA & Designer Amilani Perera raise awareness on Violence Against Women

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (22 July 2020): Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic, or geographic boundaries and can affect anyone, regardless of their status in society. Fashion has a universal appeal and can be a powerful tool to address and 

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