Publications and Positions Held

Abeysekara, S., 1999. Women and Peace in Sri Lanka: Some Observations. Women in Action, Issue 3.

Abeysekera, S., 1989. Women in Sri Lankan Cinema. Framework, Issue 37, pp. 49-50.

Abeysekera, S., 1994. Women’s Human Rights: Questions of Equality and Difference, MA Thesis. Hague: The Hague: Institute of Social Studies.

Abeysekera, S., 1995. Consolidating Our Gains at the World Conference on Women’s Human Rights: A Personal Reflection. Canadian Women’s Studies Journal, Volume 15.

Abeysekera, S., 1995. Organising for Peace in the Midst of War: Experiences of Women in Sri Lanka. In: M. Schuler, ed. From Basic Needs to Basic Rights. Washington DC: Women, Law and Development International.

Abeysekera, S., 1995. The Abortion Debate in Sri Lanka. In: Reproductive Health Matters. London: s.n.

Abeysekera, S., 1995. Women and the Media in Sri Lanka: The Decade from Nairobi to Beijing. In: Facets of Change. Colombo: CENWOR.

Abeysekera, S., 1996. Representations of Women in the Sinhala Cinema. Cinemaya: Indian Film Journal.

Abeysekera, S., 1997. A review of Free Trade Zones in Sri Lanka. Colombo: Dabindu Collective.

Abeysekera, S., 1997. Abortion in Sri Lanka in the Context of Women’s Human Rights. Abortion: Unfinished Business. Reproductive Health Matters, 5(9), pp. pp. 87-93. Abeysekera – Abortion in Sri Lanka and Womens Reproductive Rights

Abeysekera, S., 1997. Penalising Women’s Sexual Autonomy: A look at Contemporary Sinhala Cinema. Options, Issue 9, pp. 3-7.

Abeysekera, S., 1998. Women in Contemporary Sinhala Cinema: Violence against Women and the Presentation of Women’s Sexual Autonomy. In: Confronting Complexities: Gender Perceptions and Values. Colombo: CENWOR, pp. 52-68.

Abeysekera, S., 1998. Women, sexuality, the city and the village. Pravada, 5(4-5), pp. 39-42.

Abeysekera, S., 1999. Sexuality: A Feminist Issue?, Exploring the reasons why many women fear their own sexuality. Women in Action, Issue 1.

Abeysekera, S., 2000. Are You Proud Being You?: A discussion on racism, prejudice, discrimination and Women by. Women in Action, pp. 1-2.

Abeysekera, S., 2001. Imaging the War in the Sinhala Cinema of the 1990’s. In: . R. Crusz , ed. Cinesith. Colombo: Asian Film Centre, pp. 4-13.

Abeysekera, S., 2003. Discussion: Maximizing the Achievement of Women’s Human Rights in Conflict-Transformation: The Case of Sri Lanka. Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 41(3), pp. 523-540.

Abeysekera, S., 2004. Social Movements, Feminist Movements and the State: A Regional Perspective. Women in Action, Issue 2, pp. 34-49.

Abeysekera, S., 2006. Gendering Transitional Justice: Experiences of Women in Sri Lanka and Timor Leste in Seeking Affirmation and Rights. In: T. Truong, . S. Wieringa & A. Chhachhi, eds. Engendering Human Security: Feminist Perspectives. New York: Zed Books.

Abeysekera, S., 2007. Implications of Insurgency on Women: The Sri Lankan Experience. In: R. Thapa & . A. Shrestha, eds. Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women in South Asia, Contributed articles presented at the “Conceptualization & Planning Conference on Understanding and Combating Terrorism in South Asia” held on 5-6 July, 2003 in Sri Lanka. New Delhi: Manohar Publishers & Distributors.

Abeysekera, S., 2007. Shifting Feminisms: From Intersectionality to Political Ecology. Women in Action, Issue 2.

Abeysekera, S., 2008. Reflections on Sexuality in the Modern Sinhala Cinema. Asian Cinema, 19(2), pp. 61-76.

Abeysekera, S., 2013. Transnational Feminisms. In: M. Evans & C. H. Williams, eds. Gender the key concepts, Routledge Key Guides. New York: Routledge, pp. 208-215.

Abeysekera, S. & Karl , M., 2004. Gender Mainstreaming: An Obsolete Concept?: A Conversation between Two Long-Time Feminist Activists. Women in Action.




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