“Sri Lanka army admits torture and abuse of women recruits” by Amal Jayasinghe

Sri Lanka’s military admitted on Saturday soldiers had abused and tortured female recruits, a rare admission of guilt after years of allegations over its personnel’s treatment of Tamil rebels during an uprising.

via: http://www.chinapost.com.tw/asia/other/2014/03/23/403481/Sri-Lanka.htm

source: www.chinapost.com.tw

“Child abuse at the Vavuniya children’s home: The government’s inaction” by Womens Action Network

At a time when the Sri Lankan government claims to be on a path of peace and development post war and calls Sri Lanka the wonder of Asia in international forums, it is imperative that the violence that is taking place against women and children is stopped, especially violence against women and children from minority communities.

Via http://groundviews.org/2014/01/02/child-abuse-at-the-vavuniya-childrens-home-the-governments-inaction/

source : www.groundviews.org