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  • The Fifteenth National Convention on Women’s Studies was held on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2016 during the 16 Days Activism Campaign against Gender based Violence.  The Convention was supported by UNFPA, UNHCR, UN Women and the Asia Foundation. The theme for the Convention was gender based violence  – in all its manifestations. The Chief […]

  • The study on Access to Healthcare, Insurance Provision and Health Status of Sri Lankan Migrant Domestic Workers was launched with Mr. G. S. Withanage, Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Employment as the Chief Guest. Comments on the study were made by Dr. Susie Perera, Director, Policy Analysis & Development, Ministry of Healthcare & Nutrition and Mr. […]

  • Introduction Sexual harassment is an offense under section 345 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Act, No. 22 of 1995. It undermines the work place environment and takes a toll on productivity. Organisation-wide awareness and training to prevent sexual harassment are essential for promoting a harmonious workplace culture. The Centre for Women’s Research (CENWOR) offers a training […]

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