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State-sector women may wear saree, osari or other “appropriate” garment

An amendment to the 29 May circular on dress code for government employees states that women at the workplace may wear a saree, an osari (Kandyan saree) or any other garment deemed appropriate and does not conceal the employee's face.

Women victimised at times of crisis – activists

A collective of women's rights activists said yesterday (23) that women, being a vulnerable part of society, are victimised at a time of political and social crisis.

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