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About Prashanthi Jayasekara

Prashanthi Jayasekara is a researcher at the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA),an independent Sri Lankan think tank promoting a better understanding of poverty issues. Her research interests include gendered violence and people's economic relations in post-war political economies. 

Articles by Prashanthi Jayasekara

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Women beedi rollers and necrocapitalism in Sri Lanka

Women in one village in the Jaffna district of northern Sri Lanka have been rolling beedi with their bare hands for over fifty years in a gendered survival economy. This is no accident.

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