Women protest in Sri Lanka’s North against killing of women

June 20, Jaffna: Women’s groups in Sri Lanka together with the Jaffna Human Rights branch have held a protest campaign today on violence against women in Jaffna.

Hundreds of women had participated in the protest that was held at the Jaffna bus stand, local media reports said.

The protest had been organized against the alleged killing of 50 women in the last five months.

The women have alleged that over 20 women have been killed due to domestic violence or after being raped.

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