‘Know Your Rights’ – Handbook on Preventing Sexual Harassment at the Workplace launched under the patronage of Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena

The hand book ‘Know Your Rights’ compiled with the aim of raising awareness about the prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace was launched in Parliament yesterday (29) under the patronage of Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena. The handbook was prepared by the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus and the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Children, Women and…

A meeting between the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus and Singapore Parliamentarian Hon. Professor Razwana Begum

A discussion between Hon. Prof. Razwana Begum, the representative of Singapore in the Asian Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus and the Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus Hon. Dr Sudarshini Fernandopulle was held recently. Ms. Vimala Chandrarajan, a Lawyer from Singapore, Dr Ramani Jayasundere, a voluntary technical expert who drafted the Women’s Policy in Sri…

Persons with Disabilities visit Parliament

A group of people with hearing, visual and physical disabilities from all over the island of Disability Organizations Joint Front participated in an observation tour of the Parliament today (17). This tour was organized according to the request made by this Joint Front to the Secretary General of Parliament Mrs. Kushani Rohanadeera to get an…

Quick Reference Guide on Inclusive & Gender Responsive Planning & Budgeting for Sri Lanka Parliamentarians

Quick reference guide on Inclusive & Gender Responsive Planning & Budgeting for Sri Lanka Parliamentarians       ශ්‍රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රීවරුන් සඳහා අන්තර්ග්‍රහණීය (සියළු සමාජ ස්ථරයන්ට අවස්ථාවක් ලැඛෙන) සහ ස්ත්‍රී පුරුෂ සමාජභාවයට සංවේදී සැලසුම්කරණය සහ අයවැයකරණය පිළිබඳ සරල මාර්ගෝපදේශය       இலங்கைப் பாராளுமன்ற உறுப்பினர்களுக்கான உள்ளடக்கிய மற்றும் பாலினத்திற்கு பதிலளிக்கக்கூடிய வரவு செலவுத் திட்டம் தொடர்பான விரைவான…

Inauguration of the Asian Women Parliamentarian Caucus Annual Meeting 2023 held in Parliament of Sri Lanka

The Asian Women Parliamentarian Caucus Annual Meeting – 2023 which began in Colombo had its inaugural opening recently (09) in Parliament. The meeting of the Asian Women Parliamentarian Caucus is held under the theme “Inclusivity & Diversity in Gender Equality in Parliaments in Asia”. Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Ajith Rajapakse, Deputy…