Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa says that in many places men have taken the lead in the decision-making agenda and in many places like this women become helpless.
He said that violence against women was on the rise in many places where society was fulfilling its duties and responsibilities, and stressed the need to tighten laws against violence against women.
The Leader of the Opposition said that women bear a major burden on the country’s economy and that they have a special responsibility to protect and nurture their lives.
PAFFREL organized a conference ‘Pathway to Change’ at the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall in Colombo yesterday (19) to promote women’s representation. The Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa expressed these views while participating in the event.