July 28, 2015

Women’s Movement in Sri Lanka: History, Trends & Trajectories

This research was undertaken by WERC with the aim of providing comprehensive and in-depth information of the existing women's movements. WERC explored all the possible means available in collecting the data which was completed in 2008. The intention was to capture all pictures of the Movement for the research. The interview process covered all the provinces.

The research report covered not only data and outcomes of discussions but also includes literature and archival references of each of the organization. WERC was determined to cover a cross-section of the society wherein the history of Women's Movements and the various trends were of different flavors.

The final report has published as a book under the same title. To see that click here.

Patriarchal World View in Hinduism

WERC commenced the above research in December 2009 with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); its scope was to identify gender discriminatory and exploitative practices and rituals in the Hindu ideology in Sri Lanka. This also aimed…
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