Public Resources and Human Rights Protection Centre, the biggest Trade Union collective has decided to hold the May Day, despite the governments ban as scheduled. This PRHRPC comprise of more than 20 major trade unions…Read More PRHRPC to hold the May Day despite the ban
Originally published: Peoples Archive of Rural India by Parth M.N. (March 24, 2021) “No parent should experience the trauma of losing a child,” says Sirvikramjeet Singh Hundal, father of Navreet Singh, who died on January 26, during…Read More “We will protest for as long as possible”
Proposed token strike to be launched today (22nd) in state banks by the Ceylon Bank Employees’ Union (CBU) on has been called off due to the Ministry of Finance taking action to resolve the demands,…Read More Government backs down over bank strike threats!
Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank on Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak at Brandix Minuwangoda Six months ago this week, by…Read More Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank!
MINOLI DE SOYSA Trapped between unscrupulous microfinance companies and duplicitous governments, Sri Lanka’s rural women farmers are drowning in debt. Over 200 have committed suicide, some with their young children; families have been wrecked and…Read More Drowning in Debt, Women Farmers Take a Firm Stand
Click Below to View Video https://www.facebook.com/Roar.SriLanka/videos/3933234150045142 For many women in Sri Lanka, small loans can have a big impact. That is the sole purpose of microfinance loans – to provide affordable financial assistance to those…Read More Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide
An attempt made by the Maradana Police today to arrest the General Secretary of the United Health Workers Union Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero has been foiled by health workers. Health workers today organized a protest…Read More An attempt to arrest Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero is thwarted. Malika Abeykoon arrested…
Originaly Published on: https://ceylontoday.lk/news/rural-debt-from-scratch-to-gangrene By Sumanasiri Liyanage At the moment of writing this article, the farmer women who had formed an organisation called the Collective of Micro-Credit Victimised Rural Farmer Women have been engaged in a…Read More Rural Debt from Scratch to Gangrene
By Harini Amarasuriya | Published: 2:00 AM Mar 20 2021 Originaly Published on: https://ceylontoday.lk/news/micro-finance-and-entrepreneurship-magic-bullets-for-addressing-poverty Since the late 1970s and the establishment of the Grameen Bank, by Muhammed Yunus in Bangladesh, the idea of providing credit facilities to…Read More Micro-finance and entrepreneurship: Magic Bullets for Addressing Poverty?
Thousands of teachers and principals joined the demonstration and a procession held at Kurunegala today (25-03-2021) demanding to remove their salary anomalies.Read More Teachers and principals joined the demonstration at Kurunegala