This is the second in a series of video interviews forecasting what 2017 will have in store across different sectors, including women’s rights, economics, and arts and culture. Sepali Kottegoda, Executive Director of Women and Media Collective speaks about the opportunities and challenges in the area of women’s rights this year. At 0:30 she speaks on women’s political representation, and at 1:40 she speaks about the need for the recognition of women’s work. At 2:30 she speaks about the need for comprehensive sexuality education, and at 3:14 on combating violence against women.

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