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Monday 31 August 2020

Save the Children promotes ‘Businesses with a Heart’ initiative as Tea Industry commits to protect child rights in Tea supply chain

Friday 31 July 2020

Save the Children warns of rising temperatures as the country finds its feet after COVID19

 

Analysis shows a dramatic decline in public online conversations about the climate in Asia

 

Friday 31 July 2020

Children under threat as monsoon weather exacerbates COVID19 situation in Sri Lanka

Tuesday 2 June 2020

Fighting online violence against children in Sri Lanka

 

COVID19’s impact on Sri Lanka has been immense with particularly severe consequences for children. As the pandemic spread across the globe, many countries, Sri Lanka included, went into various forms of lockdown to contain the spread. Schools in the country closed on March, 13, and, with island-wide curfew declared on March, 20, 4.2 million children of school going age were, and still are, confined to their homes.

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Save the Children, World Vision Lanka and University of Colombo partner to conduct first ever national level research on online violence against children

Colombo, 26th February 2020. Save the Children signed an agreement with the University of Colombo on 17th February 2020 to conduct a research on online violence against children in Sri Lanka. The research will be carried out by the University’s Social and Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SPARC) and will be the first national research on the cyber exploitation of children, not only in Sri Lanka, but in South Asia as well.

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