වර්ගය: Documents Gender

A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

Source: Groundviews  In response to the call by the Public Representations Committee (PRC) for public submissions relating to proposed constitutional reforms, the following submission was made to the PRC on March 15th 2016. Titled ‘A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities’ this submission focused on specific challenges faced by members … Continue reading A Meaningful Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination: Recognising Sexual and Gender Identities

Country Profile on Universal Access to Reproductive Rights: Sri Lanka

The Country Profile on Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Rights identifies that Sri Lanka has broad policies and legislation in place that cover most women’s health, family health and reproductive health concerns. It discusses some key domestic policies and legislation in place to ensure the implementation of international conventions and domestic goals locally. It … Continue reading Country Profile on Universal Access to Reproductive Rights: Sri Lanka

Women of Wednesday condemn the use of the photograph of Vidya Sivaloganathan

Women of Wednesday condemn the use of the photograph of Vidya Sivaloganathan, which depicts her victimized by rapists and murderers. Even social media sites which supposedly support responsible reporting should be more sensitive to not contributing to her victimization. This only serves a purpose of sensationalizing the issue and is not taking into consideration the … Continue reading Women of Wednesday condemn the use of the photograph of Vidya Sivaloganathan

Statement: KAYTS RAPE CASE

කයිට්ස් පුන්ගුඩතිව් ගමේ දී සමූහ දූෂණයට ලක්වී කෲරලෙස ඝාතනය කරන ලද්දාවූ වින්ධ්‍යා සිවයෝගනාදන් දැරියගේ පවුලේ ඥාතීන්ට මෙම ප‍්‍රකාශයට අත්සන් තබන අපි අපගේ සාතිශය සංවේගය පළකරන්නෙමු. එසේම මෙම සිද්ධියට සම්බන්ධවූවන් ට එරෙහිව කඩිනමින් නීතිය ක‍්‍රියාත්මක කරමින් මෙම අපරාධකරුවන් නීතියේ රැහැනට හසුකරගැනීමටත් ඔවුන්ට නිසි දඩුවම් ලබාදීමටත් බලධාරීන් පෙළඹවීමට කටයුතු කරන ප‍්‍රජාව සමග අපිද ශෝක වන්නෙමු. නියමිත ක‍්‍රියාමාර්ග … Continue reading Statement: KAYTS RAPE CASE

Gender Rethinking, Gender Peacebuilding 2014

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