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While beauty pageants may be infamous for the stereotypical queen who simply waves and smiles, the industry has also crowned some remarkable women. Four years after she was named Miss Sri Lanka, Stephanie Siriwardhana is now in the process of opening up a shelter for sexually abused girls. However, more conversations are being held to address the abuse, especially after the rape of a young medical student in India who died of internal injuries days after the brutal attack. Siriwardhana hopes that her project will serve as a transitional shelter for girls who have survived sexual abuse.

Coming Together to Build Peace - Snapshots from Sri Lanka

Beautiful inside and out: Ex-Miss Sri Lanka shelters sex abuse victims | Al Arabiya English

Visit our new interactive Atlas! The median age at first marriage is lowest in Anuradhapura. Child marriage is driven by gender inequality and the belief that women and girls are somehow inferior to men and boys. In Sri Lanka, child marriage is also driven by:. Sri Lanka has committed to eliminate child, early and forced marriage by in line with target 5. However the government did not report on progress made against target 5. Sri Lanka ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child in , which sets a minimum age of marriage of 18, and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women in , which obligates states to ensure free and full consent to marriage.

Sri Lanka: Due Process Concerns in Arrests of Muslims

Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. New York — Sri Lankan authorities should uphold due process rights and ensure that recently detained Muslim figures have proper access to lawyers, Human Rights Watch said today. On April 14, , the authorities arrested Hejaaz Hizbullah , a prominent lawyer, apparently under the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act.
We work to repair child protection structures and support children to build their emotional resilience. Our programmes in Sri Lanka are designed to increase the participation of children and youth in the decision-making processes that affect their lives. Our Youth Club in Sri Lanka identifies five key issues that affect the lives of youth. The five key issues are: early marriage, school dropout, drug abuse, sexual abuse and absent parents. We provide vital psychosocial support to enable children to cope with their troubling experiences.