Children and women in Sri Lanka
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Children and women in Sri Lanka a situation analysis. by United Nations Chilrens Emergency Fund.

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Published by UNICEF in Columbo .
Written in English

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ContributionsU. N. I. C. E. F.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages119
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Open LibraryOL19740563M

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Kala Keerthi Sybil Wettasinghe (Sinhala: සිබිල් වෙත්තසිංහ) (31 October – 1 July ) was a children's book writer and an illustrator in Sri Lanka. Considered as the doyen of children’s literature in Sri Lanka, Wettasinghe has produced more than children's books which have been translated into several languages. Since , SOS Children’s Villages of Sri Lanka has been working to improve the lives and rights of children living in Sri Lanka. Belonging to the umbrella organization SOS Children’s International, their primary focus is on family-based, long-term care for children without parental care and children in difficult circumstances.   Sonali Deraniyagala lost her husband, children and parents in the Indian Ocean tsunami, and was maddened with grief. What has saved her, she . Panipitiya, Sri Lanka. Tikiri Publishers (Pvt) Ltd. is a publishing company in Sri Lanka, specialized in Children's Story books and fairy tales authored by renowned author illustrator Janaki Sooriyarachchi. Publisher profile: Tikiri Publishers (Pvt) Ltd.

Fertility in Sri Lanka. A Total Fertility Rate (TFR) of represents the Replacement-Level Fertility: the average number of children per woman needed for each generation to exactly replace itself without needing international immigration.A value below will cause the native population to decline. While Sri Lanka relatively excels when it comes to gender equality indices, there are still many underlying issues pertaining to gender inequality in Sri Lanka. Many Women in Sri Lanka choose to work, while some choose to work at home and care for children. In families relying on agriculture, women are in charge of weeding and help with the Rank: th out of Sri Lankans have a special affinity for children, and visitors travelling with children will find the young ones are sure-fire icebreakers. Sri Lanka is an easy-going place for children, even if it lacks kid-targeted sights such as amusement parks and similar attractions.   Sri Lanka’s first national survey on violence against women and girls using an internationally recognized standardized methodology, was the Women’s Wellbeing Survey. The survey covers all 25 districts in Sri Lanka and includes interviews with more than 2, women .