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Thursday, June 24, 2021

International Women's Day

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The Tyranny of the Kitchen Spoon for Sri Lanka’s Women

( Sri Lankan woman washing rice. Credit: Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank) by Dileni Gunewardena. A common Sri Lankan proverb states that a woman’s wisdom only extends...

International Women’s Day 2016 takes on gender parity

by Emily Crockett on March 8, 2016. March 8 is International Women's Day, celebrated in today's Google Doodle with a video asking women all over...

Sri Lanka WAN Declares March 08 as Dark Day

While all over the world women celebrate International Women's Day ON 08th March Women's Action Group has declared the March 08 as a Dark...
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