Some Insights from three Conflict Affected Districts in Sri Lanka By Dr. Sepali Kottegoda In May 2003, when a Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) had been signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies prepared “The Assessment of Needs in the Conflict Affected Areas” which highlighted … Continue reading Are Traditional Midwives History ?
This report is based on a three-year research project on gender in peacebuilding, which involved field research in four countries (Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda), with a thematic focus on four areas of peacebuilding: • access to justice (including formal, informal, traditional and transitional justice); • economic recovery (especially of ex-combatants and of returnee populations … Continue reading Gender Rethinking, Gender Peacebuilding 2014
Study on Women Affected by Conflict in Post War Sri Lanka: Selected cases of Marginalisation and Poverty, Female Headed Households, Female Ex-Combatants, Land Rights and Domestic Violence.
This study by the Women and Media Collective is on Sri Lankan returnee migrant women and, brings to life the stories of thirty women from the Kurunegala District in Sri Lanka. The women had been employed as domestic workers in West Asian Countries and have since returned home. The women speak of how the decisions … Continue reading Transforming lives: The story of returning migrant workers
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The latest issue of Eya on Women and Democracy
Options (No. 47) on Language, edited by Vivimarie Vanderpoorten available online here or you can download it on Scrib by clicking on this link here Options No. 47 by wmcsrilanka on Scribd
Joining the Dots is a research that explores the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW and BPFA. The research was carried out in 6 countries in the Asia Pacific region, Fiji, Aceh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan by Asia Pacific Women’s Watch, JERA International, Australia and the Women … Continue reading Joining the Dots – Exploring the economic empowerment of women in conflict affected areas
The latest issue of Options on Women in Politics can be found at http://options.womenandmedia.org/category/issue/no-46-women-in-politics/ Contributors for this issue include Dr. Kumari Jayawardena, Chulani Kodikara, Shanthi Sachithanandam and Anne Summers.
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