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Wednesday 08 March 2017
17:30 to 19:30
Admission free

It is vital to recognise the problems young girls face and attend to them as one community.  This is the time to spread awareness of gender equality faced by girls worldwide and furthermore, to ensure that every girl has the right and access to education, medical care, legal rights and protection from discrimination. In celebration of International Women’s Day British Council will host a panel discussion on the topic “Women and Human Rights”.

Date:                   Wednesday 08 March 2017
Time:                  05.30 p.m. - 07.30 p.m.
Venue:                British Council Library, Orion City


  • Ms. Madu Dissanayake
    Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka
  • Ms.Chamathya Fernando
    WAGGGS’ Girl Champion from Asia Pacific Region for TeamGirl campaign and Coordinator of the ‘Stop the Violence’ Campaign of Sri Lanka Gir Guides Association.