Wed, 01 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus requests Speaker Establish Parliamentary Committee to inquire into injustices against women

19 February 2021 12:06 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By Yohan Perera 

The Women Parliamentarians Caucus has requested the Speaker to establish a Parliamentary Committee to inquire into the injustices and malpractices taking place against Women in Sri Lanka.

This was revealed by Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus chairperson and State Minister Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, in Parliament yesterday. She made this statement following a meeting of the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus held in Parliament yesterday.

“With the approval of the Speaker, the establishment of this Committee is expected to be announced on March 9 in line with International Women’s Day,” the chairperson said. Ms. Fernandopulle stressed the need for a Parliamentary Committee with full powers to investigate various forms of violence, discrimination against women, as well as the impedances pertaining to the women in their professions.




  Comments - 0

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter

Bittersweet memories of a ‘City that never slept’

At the heart of Eastern Province lies a now abandoned ghost town punctuated w