They are a small, tight knit community held together by their shared suffering and insurmountable difficulties. Ever since ...
Image Courtesy the Hindu  “We have not abandoned our people, neither will we do so.” Mahinda Rajapaksa (Budget 2023, second ...
Photo courtesy of UNICEF Child sexual abuse and exploitation have devastating and enduring impacts and affect children from ...
A statement made by a teachers trade union has opened up another social debate. This is about the female teachers’ school ...
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Photo courtesy of Ada Derana There has been a ...
Human rights defenders, journalists, families of the disappeared and people remembering their dead are continually being ...
Chandrakumari whips out her smart phone and prods it sharply with one finger. She wants to display the website that says Sri Lankan Tamil girls are being held as sex slaves in Dubai, unable to ...
Brutality and corruption in Sri Lanka’s law enforcement are perennial issues. However with the government coming under increasing scrutiny, the cracks in the already fractured system are in the ...
This year the theme for Universal Children’s Day is equality and inclusion for every child. Every child regardless of class, color, creed or ethnicity is protected by the UN Convention on the Rights ...
In the lead up to the September session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) the Government of Sri Lanka floated the proposal of establishing a truth and reconciliation mechanism (TRC).