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awareness programme on ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’

 An awareness programme on ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’ was conducted to educate women living in the Jaffna District on March 2 at the main auditorium of the Jaffna Security Headquarters in Palaly. The programme was organised by the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association in collaboration with Security Force Headquarters Jaffna in celebration of International Women’s Day falling today. Over 300 women living in Jaffna District and troops of seventh Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps participated. Association President Swarna Jayaweera, Vice President Mihiri Fernando and members of Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association were present. Former Jaffna District Judge Sarojani Illangovan, Jaffna Legal Aid Commission Legal Officer Robinsa Nakkeeran, former SLWLA President Padma de Silva Senior Attorney Nalini Kaneshayogan and SLWLA Vice President Ruchira Gunasekera were the resource persons.


 

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