Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka to establish a safe shelter for women and child victims of human trafficking
Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 10:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 03, Colombo: Recognizing that Sri Lankan women and children are also vulnerable to human trafficking, the Ministry of Child Development and Women's Affairs has taken measures to establish the first government shelter for women and child victims of human trafficking.

The proposed establishment is aimed at providing safe shelter, counseling, legal, medical physical and psychological assistance, etc. to the victims of human trafficking, especially women and children.

The cabinet has approved the measure to establish the shelter proposed by the Minister of Child Development and Women's Affairs Tissa Karalliyadde in consultation with the Ministry of Justice.

The shelter is also expected to fulfill international obligations as well, with regard to the protection of victims of Human Trafficking.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Four new envoys to Sri Lanka present credentials to President
-- [9 minutes ago]
South Korea to consider increasing job quota to Sri Lanka
-- [22 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka upgraded to Tier 2 in 2017 Trafficking in Persons report for increasing efforts to combat human trafficking
-- [37 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Development Bonds issue for US$ 515 mn oversubscribed
-- [1 hour and 19 minutes ago]
Power authority losses over Rs. 300 million due to recent flood disaster
Sri Lanka Army commander promoted and appointed Chief of Defense Staff
Prosecutors delay deportation of Sri Lankan refugee accused of killing wife in Canada
Lasith Malinga issued six month suspended sentence and 50% fine
Sri Lanka Customs nab man attempting to smuggle jewellery worth millions
Sri Lanka exports expected to rise after regaining GSP+ status

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.