Gender Inequality In Sri Lanka

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Referring to United Nations Sustainable Development goal, inequalities are on the rise and has increased by 11% from the growth of population within developing countries. The most chronic social inequalities in Sri Lanka are gender inequality, income inequality and ethnic inequality. The country itself is lack of adequately inclusive and representative institutions; language barriers in accessing public services and the unequal justice system featured recurrently in all consultations across the country, which is resulting in the lack of progress on reconciliation after the civil war. As we know, like ethnic inequalities, gender inequalities, as well as the relationship between poverty and gender, are complex. They are found across a wide…show more content…
This will help to minimize stereotypes, prejudices and suspicions with which the different communities might currently view each other. Religious classes should cover all religions and could be optional. Clear up the separation of schools based on religion and language further reinforces the notion of differences because it prevents children from getting to know each other and fostering friendship across different identity lines which would be absolutely essential for a united and strong Sri Lanka. Reforming educational systems can take longer, but the impact will be immense to the society. As we know, the media is a very important medium for spreading positive things when applied correctly, Sri Lanka also need to reform its media, Media must also adapt to the multi ethnic, multi religious composition of Sri Lankan society and ensure objective portrayal of the various population groups, via self representation, wherever possible. Considerations should be given to establishing a good quality public TV and radio channels where the board would be diverse and where all communities could represent…show more content…
Because institutions and policies are interconnected in different ways. Which its need to be consciously well coordinated to achieve maximum impact. I believes there is still much to be done to create a policy and institutions that really appropriate to address the issues, in need of awareness by the public to be working together to make it happen. Sri Lanka need to configure all existing institutions and policies so that they are complementary and aligning with creating synergistic relationships to achieve its maximum impact to reduce inequality. Thank

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