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CSO Sustainability Index 2021: Asia Region Report

The CSO Sustainability Index assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. The various regional editions of the 2021 CSO Sustainability Index assess the civil society sectors in seventy-three countries, including thirty-two in Sub-Saharan Africa, twenty-four in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, eight in the Middle East and North Africa, and Mexico. The CSO Sustainability Index for Asia region, reports on the state of CSO sectors in eight countries in the region: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal,  Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Timor-Leste.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2021: Sri Lanka Country Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries from different regions. Since its beginning in 1997, it has expanded from covering 18 countries in Europe and Eurasia Region to 72 countries in 2021, including the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia.

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Fair Recruitment of migrant workers in Sri Lanka: A Legal Gap Analysis

Fair and effective recruitment practices have a significant impact on preventing and countering human trafficking. Universally accepted principles of fair recruitment suggest that workers should be well-informed of all aspects of employment, including the nature of the employment, payment mechanisms, access to dispute resolution, and safe return.

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Hill Country Tamils: Analysis of Legal and Policy Issues Affecting Labour and Governance Structure

This report examines the socio-economic background and history of the Hill Country Tamil community (HCT) with a focus on health, education, labour and their primary engagement in the tea plantation industry. Thereafter, the report dives into the three main drivers of disadvantage that have paved the way to perpetuating the long-standing issues of discrimination and marginalisation in access to state services and major human rights guarantees faced by the HCT communities in this sector.

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Patterns and Risks of Religious Violence Against Christians (October 2020 – October 2021)

Ethno-religious violence has persisted in post-war Sri Lanka irrespective of changes to the country’s political leadership. The current study unpacks the macro-level and micro-level patterns of religious violence against Christians. For this purpose, Verité Research analysed incidents of religious violence that were recorded by the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2020: Asia Region Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world. Since its inception in 1997, it has expanded and currently covers a total of 73 countries in 2020, including 24 in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, 32 in Sub-Saharan Africa; 8 in the Middle East and North Africa; and Mexico.

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CSO Sustainability Index 2020: Sri Lanka Country Report

The Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) assesses the sustainability of the CSO sector across several countries in different regions around the world.

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Racial Profiling and Language Polarisation in Sri Lankan Media: A Problem Highlighted by “Ethics Eye” and “The Divide”

This research brief introduces two ailments in the Sri Lankan media that have negative social ramifications on minorities: (1) racial profiling; and (2) language polarisation.

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Making Public Data Public: Sri Lanka Misses its Own Targets While India Races Ahead

Sri Lanka’s Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) is the primary government agency responsible for collecting data, producing useful statistics, and disseminating it.

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පොදු දත්ත පොදු කිරීම: ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සිය ඉලක්කය වෙත යාමට අසමත් වෙද්දී ඉන්දියාව එය අභිබවා යයි

සංඛ්‍යාන තොරතුරු නිසි කලකට උත්පාදනය කිරීම හා ලබා දීම අතින් ‘කලාපීය පුරෝගාමියා’ බවට පත් වීම ජනලේඛන හා සංඛ්‍යාලේඛන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ අරමුණ වේ. මෙම විදසුන පෙන්වා දෙන්නේ ජනතාවට දත්ත ලබා ගැනීමට ඇති පහසුව, ඉක්මණ සහ පිරිවැය අතින් ජනලේඛන හා සංඛ්‍යාලේඛන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව, සිය දැක්ම සාක්‍ෂාත් කර ගැනීමට අසමත් වී ඇති බවයි. එහෙත්, පහසුව, ඉක්මණ සහ පිරිවැය අතින් ශ්‍රී ලංකාව අභිබවා යමින් ජනලේඛන හා සංඛ්‍යාලේඛන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ දැක්මට අනුව ශ්‍රී ලංකාව අත්කර ගැනීමට ප්‍රයත්න දරන කලාපිය පුරෝගාමියාගේ තත්වයට ඉන්දියාවට පත් වෙමින් ඇත.

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