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Sri Lanka should Criminalise the practice of female genital cut , activist tells CESCR 61

Image: CESCR 61 Sri Lanka civil society  briefing at Palais Wilson, Geneva. (c)s.dshapriya. Speaking at a briefing for the members of The Committee on Economic, Social and...

UN CEDAW lists issues that Sri Lanka needs to respond at its 66th session, next month.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will have its Sixty-sixth session on 13 February-3 March 2017 and Sri Lanka wiill be reviewed...
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