When the coronavirus came to Sri Lanka

street in Colombo, Sri Lanka

When life began to change in Sweden, it still looked as usual in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo.

Of: Linda Zetterström

"There is no corona here." That's about how it sounded when I traveled to Sri Lanka from India three weeks ago. Most Sri Lankans I spoke to seemed most concerned about reduced tourism due to the advance of the virus. But just like in other parts of the world, the situation has changed here as well.

March 19, 2020, FUF-correspondents

Involving men in gender equality

Venkateshappa and Ramamurthy

Venkateshappa and Ramamurthy have participated in trainings on the social and legal aspects of gender equality. Photo: Linda Zetterström

Of: Linda Zetterström

There is a strong women's movement in India. Men's participation in the movement is, however, still limited. In order to successfully work with gender equality, the women rights organization Grameena Mahila Okkuta is educating men.

March 13, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine