#Sri Lanka

  • Article: Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting
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    Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting

    Dec. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women who have been affected by khatna want to see this practice banned." Read more

  • Article: Proving She's a Hero in Real Life, Too, Gal Gadot Stands Up for 2 Body-Shamed Women
    Girls & Women

    Proving She's a Hero in Real Life, Too, Gal Gadot Stands Up for 2 Body-Shamed Women

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 1, 2017

    She’s Wonder Woman IRL. Read more

  • Article: The Sri Lankan Navy Keeps Rescuing Drowning Elephants
    Environment

    The Sri Lankan Navy Keeps Rescuing Drowning Elephants

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 24, 2017

    The Navy has rescued three elephants in two weeks, so what’s going on in Sri Lanka? Read more

  • Article: At Least 29 Killed in Sri Lanka After Garbage Dump Collapses on Houses
    Water & Sanitation

    At Least 29 Killed in Sri Lanka After Garbage Dump Collapses on Houses

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 17, 2017

    This tragedy could have been prevented. Read more

  • Article: My Name Is Thiru. I'm a Dancer, Torture Survivor, and a Refugee
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    My Name Is Thiru. I'm a Dancer, Torture Survivor, and a Refugee

    Feb. 20, 2017

    What does it mean to leave your home without knowing when you'll return? Read more

  • Article: Why I was thanked for being Australian
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    Why I was thanked for being Australian

    By d'Arcy Lunn |March 11, 2016

    Here’s the global scale of what AusAid does and why it cannot be cut. Read more

  • Article: Internet access takes flight in Sri Lanka (literally)
    Finance & Innovation

    Internet access takes flight in Sri Lanka (literally)

    By Jill Epstein|Aug. 3, 2015

    Balloons aren’t just for birthday parties anymore. Read more

  • Video: Global :60 - Obama goes to Africa, researchers talk worms, and Sri Lanka stores water
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    Global :60 - Obama goes to Africa, researchers talk worms, and Sri Lanka stores water

    By Caryn Carver|July 24, 2015

    The news you need to know, fast. Read more