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Unmonitored microcredit lending a burden on rural women – CEPA

The Center for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), a research institute based in Colombo, points out that the unsupervised process of micro credit lending and microfinance activities have resulted the rise of many socio-economic problems among rural women in Sri Lanka.

When Ministers’ children go to school, other children will follow suit – Women & Media Collective

Noting the socio-economic implications of the prevailing situation in the country on working women, a women’s rights organisation today called for government ministers to send their children to school in order to convince parents that schools are indeed safe, as claimed by the state.