Society and the government are still too backward and ill-equipped to take up and solve the issue.
A man who gave birth to a baby boy caused a large crowd to gather outside Matara Hospital. The man sporting a beard had been from a village bordering Matara.
The university will cover the entire range of education from the school to the doctoral level.
Ms.Charles will be the first lady Governor of the Northern Province, though not the first Tamil to be so.
Bern, December 19 (www.eda.admin.ch): Switzerland is continuing high-level talks with Sri Lanka to resolve the current crisis. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis phoned his Sri Lankan counterpart, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, on 18 December 2019 to inform him that Switzerland was sending former ambassador Jörg Frieden to Sri Lanka. Under the leadership of this experienced diplomat, possibilities for clarifying the security...
November 29 (newsin.asia) - Violence against women and girls is a grave violation of human rights. Its impact ranges from immediate to long-term multiple physical, sexual and mental consequences for women and girls, including death. Pic - Someone's Daughter One in three female homicides in Sri Lanka are related to intimate partner violence and 69 percent...
74 per cent of divorces in China are initiated by women.
The yearly cost of sanitary pads in Sri Lanka is Rs. 1440 to Rs. 6720, and that too if a woman only requires a single pack.
The tribal district of Malkangiri in Odisha does not have a rail line yet, but it has produced a female airline pilot.
Islamic clerics said that women cannot be judges, especially in criminal cases.