If you’ve got a story that addresses a social issue in Sri Lanka – we want to hear from you! As a contributor for iVoice, you will inspire others in your community and bring awareness to issues relating to youth, women, the elderly, and the population at large. iVoice is always looking for new contributors to expand our community!

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12-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

In Sri Lanka one person out of every ten persons is a victim of the kidney disease. Kidney disease has become one of the major issues in Wilgamuva in the Matale district where the principal livelihood is agriculture. More than about thirty-five thousand people belonging to…

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22-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

  Sainthamaruthu (Ampara District) is one of a dense city in Sri Lanka. According to a research conducted by the Eastern University of…

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11-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

The fishing industry is the main livelihood of the majority of people who are living in the Southern coastal line in Sri Lanka. Approximately 1500 fishermen are engaged in occupations associated with the fishing harbor in Tangalle. The video ‘Small Scale Fishing…

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12-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

Curd is a popular dessert from the ancient period. Despite age differences, many people like to eat coagulated curd as it contains a lot of nutrients. People living in areas like Hambantota and Ambalantota in the in Southern Province are engaged in cattle husbandry and milk…

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11-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

The special education system was formally introduced in Sri Lanka on the first day of November in the year 1912. The Rathmalana School for the Deaf and Blind was the first school started with the one blind and three deaf students. Today, 25 schools have been established…

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11-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

Statistics and data suggest Sri Lanka is one among the countries that uses Agrochemicals heavily. Glyphosate was initially introduced as a material which can remove components that are formed due to the brackishness in…

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11-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

Kandy city in Sri Lanka is known for its tourist attractions and religious monuments. What is unknown to many is that 10 per cent of the population in Kandy are Differently abled people. They face a lot of struggles in their day to day life as the…

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12-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

According to the Epidemiology Unit, in November 2017 there were 172,989 patients, who are suspected to have the dengue disease. Out of which approximately 42 percent of those dengue patients…

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03-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

If you have the right role model in life, everything you do will be successful. Mohamed Shareef Hijita followed her father’s foot step and developed her own sweet shop, with more than 100's of new recipes. Today, she has become a role model for many other women. Watch her inspiring story here:…

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03-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

The bread winner in a family is not always men. A lot of women contribute to the family income in some way.  Loganathan Nageshwary from Jaffna supports her husband by giving him a helping hand…

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03-Jan-2018 Sinduri Sappanipillai- Ivoice Team

Mareena Evansalin Alosiyas was abandoned by her husband in 1985. All her life, she did not realize the world outside her circle. But when she stepped out, she made sure to show the world that there are no boundaries for success. Today, Mareena Evansalin Alosiyas runs…

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  Cover Photo Thanks to Nayana Sanjeewa

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Is Social media creating the illusion of activism? An interesting question asked by a participant @thariqfuad at the question and answer session held after the panel discussion in the official launch of iVoice.lk (Await for video of the event) In the following video, some…

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Rohan is an A/L student from Sabaragamuwa. He has volunteered and been part of several youth groups and United Nations youth programmed. Rohan believes that comprehensive reproductive education is lacking in Sri Lanka. Here’s an interview at the UNFPA Sabaragamuwa Youth Policy Stakeholder Consultation.  (This article was originally published in…