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Contains scholarly publications on ‘Welfare and Protection’ in South and Southeast Asia, including working papers, conference papers, journal articles, books, book chapters.

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  • Jayatilaka, R. ; Women’s Education and Research Centre, 2008
    Human trafficking is considered a crime the world over. This is rampant in developing countries, Sri Lanka being no exception. Human trafficking is transnational, involving the sending country and the destination country, ...
  • Ariyarathne, T.; Lokuge, G.; Najab, N.; Fernando, P. ; Economic Review, Vol. 38 (7 & 8) October/November, 2012
    The paper analyses the women’s position in society, taking three groups of women, those of plantation workers, garment factory workers and women migrants. The study showed that although women contribute to the economy ...
  • Hettiarachchi, S. ; International Journal of Arts and Commerce, Vol. 2(2), 2013
    This study is based on women migrants who have returned prior to their contracted term of employment from the Middle East due to violation of their human rights. These include infringements of employment contracts, or ...
  • De Mel, N. ; Human Rights Review, No. 96, 2005
    The number of Sri Lankan migrant workers leaving the country each year amounts to over two hundred thousand, many of them being for low skilled labour. The protection of human rights of these workers who are often abused, ...
  • Human Rights Advocates ; Human Rights Advocates, 2009
    The report is primarily designed to highlight the human right abuses and violations perpetrated on women domestic workers, through case studies carried out in several countries including Sri Lanka. Details of these ...

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