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Your House is Burning Sister, You Better Pray: The Unholy Union of Patriarchy & Religion in Sri Lanka

Nimmi Gowrinathan and Sithy Farzana expose the intensity with which patriarchy upholds a religious nationalism that has Sri Lanka's women, and Muslim women in particular, cornered with little recourse.  ...

Story - By: - 2014-09-17 20:58 - 0 comments

Political Conflict in Relief

Before this year's refugee camps, there were those from last year, and the year before. A legacy of civil strife complicates any tsunami relief efforts in Sri Lanka. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 0 comments

Soft Power of Community Mobilization

In the face of terror in South Asia, from Kashmir to Sri Lanka, counter-terrorism takes new and ever-changing shape. Nimmi Gowrinathan explores the possibilities of community mobilization to protect against the dehumanizing impacts of terror in rural South ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 1 comment

Aftershocks of International Interventions

South Asia and the Caribbean islands share a complex colonial past which tells us that the power of natural disasters to collapse buildings and shatter lives is insignificant when compared to the power of large scale international interventions to erase ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 2 comments

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