July 29, 2015

Women Migrant Workers & Trafficking in Sri Lanka

Due to a project implemented by WERC and funded by SAFI/Q in 2006 to advocate for implementation of the SAARC Convention on preventing trafficking of women and children for prostitution, an outcome of conducting a research on migrant women workers occurred. Additionally, as an outcome of it, a committee against trafficking was also formed consisting of some key stakeholders working on this issues of trafficking in Sri Lanka.

This research was funded by De Zaaire Foundation, Netherlands and MATCH International, Canada.

The research was headed by Prof. Ramanie Jayatilleke with the assistance of her students and associates.

The final report was published as a book. To see the book click here.

Stories from the Diaspora: Tamil Women's Writings

This research explored Tamil women's writings in English and this was new experience for many activists. The inspiration to do this research arose within the writer, seeing the themes that differed from that of Tamil male Diaspora writers. This research…
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