Throughout the world, both men and women feel pressure to conform to traditional roles and responsibilities. Discrimination and violence against women and girls are common. Changing long-accepted behaviors and beliefs about roles and women's rights ... Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
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Statement by Prof. G. L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs at the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council Additional budgetary allocations from regular funding would allow it to function in an independent manner. Sri Lanka shares the ...Sri Lanka Sunday Leader, 1 month ago
I am pleased to deliver this statement on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka. May I at the outset congratulate you Mr. President, as well as Members of the Bureau on your election as office bearers of this Council. I pledge my delegation's ...The Nation.lk, 1 month ago
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Some decades ago, in his long running comic strip Doonesbury, the graphic artist Gary Trudeau introduced a new character: Dr Janata, a Sri Lankan doctor wearing a distinctively Sikh turban, who said in Sri Lanka we have no tradition of anaesthesia. ...The Nation.lk, 2 months ago
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