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DAY TEN: Only Until the Rice is Cooked?: The Domestic Violence Act, Familial Ideology and Cultural Narratives in Sri Lanka by the ICES

DAY TEN: Only Until the Rice is Cooked?: The Domestic Violence Act, Familial Ideology and Cultural Narratives in Sri Lanka by the ICES

Only Until the Rice is Cooked? The Domestic Violence Act, Familial Ideology and Cultural Narratives in Sri Lanka, Working Paper No. 1 by Chulani Kodikara This paper maps contemporary discourses on domestic violence in Sri Lanka, especially in connection with the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act of 2005 (PDVA). The negotiation of the PDVA was a site … Continue reading

DAY SIX: Domestic Violence Intervention Services in Sri Lanka – An Exploratory Mapping by ICES

DAY SIX: Domestic Violence Intervention Services in Sri Lanka – An Exploratory Mapping by ICES

“Violence against women and domestic violence became major concerns for Sri Lanka’s women’s organizations in the late 1980s and the 1990s (Jayawardena 1995: 405). The initial institutional responses to the problem took the form of a few scattered initiatives by women’s groups, which have grown over the past few years/decades with extensive funding from various … Continue reading