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violence against women

violence against women

  • Women Action Network Condemns Attacks on Woman Candidates Read more >

    Women Action Network Condemns Attacks on Woman Candidates

      (22.01.17 / WAN) A woman candidate who was involved in election campaign activities in Wellawaya area of Monaragala District has been admitted to the hospital in a serious condition after she was brutally attacked. In Arayampathy Selvanagar of Eastern Province, a woman candidate’s house and the contents inside were damaged. A woman candidate in Puthukkudiyiruppu area […]

  • Mahela and Kumar join the campaign to end violence against women Read more >

    Mahela and Kumar join the campaign to end violence against women

    COLOMBO, 17 October 2017 – Cricketing legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara spoke to more than 100 school children about the need to end violence against women and girls at the Ministry of Education. The Minister of Education, the Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, the European Union Ambassador, H.E. Tung-Lai Margue, and Gender Specialist, Mrs. Sriyani Perera, joined Mahela and […]

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