International Women's Day Statement

 

The insecurity of Tamil women in Sri Lanka

This year, International Women’s Day celebrates the theme of ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. This idea should be at the core of a drive towards fairer societies and a better world. However, in many countries the rights of women continue to be denied, ignored and undermined.

Sri Lanka is one such place where women’s rights – particularly those of Tamils who reside in the former armed conflict areas of the North and East - are under sustained assault.

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