VIDEO: When Her Son Went Missing in Action, She Reached Out to the Enemy

VIDEO: When Her Son Went Missing in Action, She Reached Out to the Enemy

After her second son—a Sri Lankan military officer—went missing in action, Visaka Dharmadasa founded the Association of War Affected Women and Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action. As she puts it: “The war was at my doorstep.” In this video, she tells the story of how she and other women went to rebel territory for […]

Mobilizing Mothers for Peace

As head of Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action and Association of War Affected Women, Visaka Dharmadasa and the women of Sri Lanka brought remarkable change through a simple signature campaign.