Talks on Gender violence for Foreign Undergraduates

Ms. Sriyani (2)

As a part of the foreign exchange program conducted by AIESEC of Colombo South, two lectures were conducted at SLCDF Head Office with the participation of more than 20 foreign students of both gender from 15 countries including United Kingdom, Vietnam, Egypt and China to name a few.

Ms Kala Peiris – Director of Siyath Foundation and a Member of the Board of Directors of SLCDF conducted the first lecture on Domestic Violence on 14th July, 2017. Ms Sriyani Perera – Freelance Development Consultant and Chairperson of Creator’s Forum conducted a lecture on Gender laws on 18th July, 2017. At both sessions there were open discussions and the students had the opportunity to interact well with the speakers and among themselves.

Both talks concluded productively and it was a great opportunity for the participants as gender violence is a vital issue in the current society globally. SLCDF was glad to facilitate these young minds and wish them all the best.