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Child sexual abuse crisis in Sri Lanka – Piyumi Fonseka

As reports of child sexual abuse feature in our newsfeeds from across the country with regular and horrifying frequency, it is evident that Sri...

Joint appeal: Justice and Protection for the children of Darun Nusra Orphanage!

Image courtesy of rtepakistan.org. In light of the recent incidents of alleged sexual abuse of 18 children who were residing in the Darun Nusra Orphanage, situated...

UN peacekeepers must be punished for sexual abuse, if not they will be stopped!

Image:A United Nations peacekeeper from Nigeria on Nov. 18, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Lee Celano—Getty Images. Edith M. Lederer and Paisley Dodds / AP. (UNITED NATIONS) —...

Sexual Abuse by Fathers & Uncles is Prevalent in Some Sri Lankan Sub- Cultures

In the latest cases filed in the Anuradhapura special high court, over 25 of them relate to sexual abuses committed on children by fathers...

Meet “Sweetie” — The Online Predator’s Worst Nightmare

Meet Sweetie. She appears to be a ten-year-old girl from the Philippines. But she’s not. She doesn’t even exist. “Sweetie” is a computer-generated animated image...

Child abuse at the Vavuniya children’s home: The government’s inaction

  Womens Action Network  In October 2013 Kalyana Tissa Thero of the Seth Sevana Lama Nivasa of Attambagaskanda, Vavuniya was arrested for sexually...
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Leaked UN Rights Commissioners Report on Sri Lanka: Summary, Conclusions & Recommendations

Summary The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council Resolution 40/1 which requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human...

Leaked UN Rights Commissioner’s report on Sri Lanka: “Emerging threats to reconciliation, accountability and human rights”

Image: The High Commissioner is particularly troubled the appointments of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, as Army Chief and Major General (retired) Kamal Gunaratne, as...

Sandya Ekneligoda’s decade long fight for justice: Ekneligoda Forum and web site launched in Colombo

ON the 11th year of Prageeth Ekneligoda abduction and disappearance Sandaya Ekneligoda launched a new initiative launching Ekneligoda Forum and https://ekneligodaforum.org/. Ekneligoda Forum is a...