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A bitter brew: For Sri Lanka’s tea estate workers, fair wage is still elusive

By Meera Srinivasan. “For three years now, Sri Lanka’s tea estate workers have been agitating for a daily basic wage of LKR 1,000.” A tea estate...

Uproar in Upcountry in Sri Lanka

( Plucking tea leaves is mainly done by women workers manually in Sri Lanka ©s.deshapriya) Upcountry plantation workers are up in arms for the past...

Annalechchamy, a Woman Leading Change on The Tea Plantations of Sri Lanka

By EU Delegation to Sri Lanka, European Union.  Set in the Indian Ocean, the teardrop-shaped island state of Sri Lanka is known around the world...
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