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SLB- UPR papers No 06/2017: Domestic violence in Sri Lanka

Domestic violence FACTS Prevention of Domestic Violence Act was introduced in 2005 to address violence that arise out of personal relationships within home and outside. Despite...

UN UPR and women’s rights in Sri Lanka – Shreen Saroor

At Sri Lanka’s last UPR, the Government accepted recommendations from South Africa and Iran (numbers 127.68 and 127.69). These recommendations called on Sri Lanka...

This utterly beautiful photo series is taking a stand against sexual assault and rape culture

 by Nick Reilly in discover This is the 'Still Not Asking For It' photo series by photographer Rory Banwell. And it's taking a brilliant stand against sexual...
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