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Tamil Women in Post War Sri Lanka

This report provides a detailed analysis on negative impacts of six years of militarization on Tamil women’s lives in Sri Lanka, based on over fifty interviews in the former conflict zone. The ever-present threat of violence by the military has led Tamil women to lead tightly circumscribed lives, limiting their daily activities in order to minimize their risk of sexual assault.

Download: The Forever Victims: Tamil Women in Post-War Sri Lanka [pdf: 0.98MB] - Published: August 2015


Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka

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