Sri Lanka’s Conflict-Affected Women: Dealing with the Legacy of War


Tamil-speaking women in Sri Lanka’s north and east pushed for accountability and truth during the country’s civil war but have been marginalised during the transitional justice process.

The government and international actors must include their voices and address their injustices and difficult economic situation to ensure lasting peace.

Eight years after the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, Tamil speaking women in the island’s north and east are still seeking justice and truth for wartime violations.

Hello 7gBold promises by the government to the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2015 – including a truth commission, a

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