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.
The theme for 2012 16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence is From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!
DushiYanthini Kanagasabapathipillai in Jaffna, North of Sri Lanka
Women gathered to protest against the current spate of incidents of violence against women and children in Sri Lanka. The protest was organised by Women for Women.
BlogHer '10 brought women bloggers from every corner of the blogosphere to New York in August 2010.