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Sri Lanka passes bill to reserve 25% seats for women in Provincial Councils - NewsIn.Asia
Colombo, September 21 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan parliament on Wednesday passed the Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) Bill to give 25% reservation for women in the Provincial Councils in the country, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP, M.A.Sumanthiran said. Currently, women’s representation in the nine provincial councils is only 4.1%, although women are 51% of the Sri …