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Unmet family planning needs: Bad for economy and health

222 million women in developing countries, who want to use modern contraception methods, are not able to have access to them. Meeting women's family planning needs would prevent 54 million unplanned pregnancies, 79,000 maternal deaths and 1.1 million infant deaths. There are other savings too, for every USD 1 spent on family planning saves countries USD 4 in areas such as education, healthcare, water and sanitation, said delegates at Women Deliver 2013.

India: Woman walking down street in slum with firewood for cooking on her head
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Labour Welfare Programme in Dubai and Northern Emirates

The Labour Section of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Dubai with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment organized three labour welfare activities during the month of May 2013 coinciding with the Vesak Festival.

Labour Welfare Programme in Dubai and Northern Emirates
Labour Welfare Programme in Dubai and Northern Emirates
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Minister Peiris briefs on the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka

Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris concluded a two day official visit to the Republic of Slovenia on Monday.

Minister Peiris briefs  on the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka
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The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome

The Sri Lankan community at Piazza Venezzia, Rome celebrated recently the feast of the Queen of the Apostles with Rev. Mons. Neville Joe Perera, the National coordinator for Sri Lankan migrants in Italy together with 15 other priests.

The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome
The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome
The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome
The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome
The First Feast of the Queen of the Apostles celebrated in Piazza Venezzia- Rome
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