Sri Lanka has struggled with high nationwide suicide rates for years. At Sumithrayo, the staff have a simple approach for people at risk: listening.
A recently released report identifies women who were injured in the war and describes their struggles with re-integrating into society despite trauma, stigmas and new challenges living with disabilities.
Sociologist Ramees Abubakar talks to The Catamaran about reconciliation amongst the various religious and ethnic groups in Ampara, one of Sri Lanka’s most diverse districts.
When someone told Suraj it was OK for him to be gay, it changed his life.
When they returned to their homes after the war, most had nothing but the clothes on their backs.
Their love caused street brawls and a judge sent them to jail for a crime they did not commit.