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US’ (trump’s) opposition to Breast Feeding

Island Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. stuns World Health Officials (Original Title)  Extracted from: Text reproduced verbatim by Dr. B. J. C. Perera, Specialist Consultant Paediatrician. A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations … Continue reading

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Fear of the abaya

 Meera Srinivas (The Hindu newspaper, India)  A long read of 3000+ words with spot notes and comments by the blogger Old communal tensions return to haunt Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province as sections of the Tamil community object to Muslim women embracing the abaya. The Hindu’s Colombo Correspondent Meera Srinivasan reports on the widening fault lines … Continue reading

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Revolt against rape

Jeevan Thiagarajah (Daily News) * Six-year-old raped and murdered in Jaffna. It led to an uncharacteristic public outburst by the Deputy Minister whose portfolio included protecting women and children. * Rape and murder of 18-year-old Sivaloganathan causing massive public outcry in Kilinochchi, Batticaloa, Vavuniya, Trincomalee, Mullaitivu and Jaffna. The accused allegedly filmed the gang rape. … Continue reading

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Do not “shoot the Messengers” (Upali Thero and Wijayakala)

Understanding Ven. Upali Thero and Minister Wijayakala Bring back LTTE! -Want a Hitler ? But, Don’t ‘Shoot the Messenger’ DAILY Morror The act of blaming the bearer of bad news or getting rid of the courier may be a strategic move She thrashed President Sirisena for not helping to solve the problem faced by the … Continue reading

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