Laws Related to Sexual Abuses of Women

International Women’s Day (IWD) is marked on March 8 every year, and is considered to be an important and memorable day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.

Women, Politics and Sex Symbols

Cold December ended by welcoming the politically heated environment in Sri Lanka; while on one side the whole country was burning with the local and international political climate on the possible resolution against Sri Lanka in March at the Human Rights Council, the Provincial Council elections in the Western and Southern Provinces took place on the other.

Women in Post Conflict Era in Sri Lanka

The past almost three decade conflict has turned the living styles and conditions of its people in Sri Lanka, especially of those living in the north and east of the country. The conflict created an impact on many, but in particular to the Tamils and Muslims living in the north and east – and obviously it was the women who became more vulnerable and powerless.

A Promise is a Promise

‘Promise’ – what is it? In general a promise is something made by one person or a group to another. The  ‘everywhere’ accepted and ‘known to everyone’ truth is, that a promise is mean to be kept.