Research papers

Estate Workers in Sri Lanka: An Account of the Legal and Policy Framework

This paper looks at the complex legal and policy framework that applies to estate workers. In light of recent legislative changes and a new collective agreement, the paper provides an overview of ...

Tracking Coexistence: Understanding Perceptions of the Religious ‘Other’

The study generates some preliminary findings on how different communities perceive religious tolerance and coexistence. By presenting different life scenarios and ...

Understanding Women’s Livelihood Outcomes and Economic Empowerment in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka

Since the end of the war in 2009, the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka has benefited ...

IDENTITY, INFECTION AND FEAR:

A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF COVID-19 DRIVERS AND RESPONSES IN SRI LANKA document (PDF) ...

From Combatant to Civilian : The Psychosocial Wellbeing of Ex-combatants in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka

After the end of a nearly three-decade civil war in 2009, the combatants of the ...

Disability Policy Brief for Law Makers, Administrators and other Decision Makers

Sri Lanka has had a Rights-based National Policy on Disability since 2003. The UN Convention on ...

An Exploratory Study of Attitudes and Practices Towards Domestic Workers in Sri Lanka

This study explores what the field of domestic work looks like in ...

Craft Artisans and State Institutions in Sri Lanka

This present study looks instead at the policy, economy, labour,
and ...

Inter-Religious Conflict in Four Districts of Sri Lanka

The study discusses how inter-religious conflict manifests differently in the four districts ...

Barriers to Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Sri Lanka

Disability remains one of the most glaring examples of social inequality in ...