Sri Lanka’s total population 20.27 million consists of 53% women (2/3 of total population) according to the latest census. More and more women are becoming breadwinners all over South Asia.
Women, whose fathers, brothers, husbands and sons have been disappeared over the past years, took part in a religious protest recently in Colombo.
South Asian Women’s Day celebrates the voices of South Asian women, their rights and belief in peace, justice, human rights and democracy.
South Asian Feminist Alliance for Economic, Social Cultural Rights (SAFA) was formed at the PWESCR’s South Asian Regional Feminist Forum in Negombo, Sri Lanka on August 26th, 2012.
DushiYanthini Kanagasabapathipillai in Jaffna, North of Sri Lanka
It was not business as usual in the Musemwa and Makindu Village in Sinyereri Location, Trans-nzoia county in Kenya. For the first time, mothers had an opportunity to share their memories together.
The time is 12.10PM, it is lunch time in Sri Lanka. The scorching Sun shines bright in Jaffna, North of Sri Lanka.
The livelihoods of the Bhil tribal people of Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh state of India were in a very precarious state by the early 1980s. However, this had not been always so.