Recent researches of the CSHR


Research on Language Rights and Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

The research seeks to explore the impact of language rights policies and programmes on gender equality and women’s empowerment (#GEWE) in #SriLanka. The research will significantly impact the Sri Lankan legal and policy landscape. For more information visit:

Exploring the concept of violence within Post war Sri Lankan society

This publication presents research on policing, violence and human rights that was conducted in Wanathavilluwa in the Puttalam district in North West Sri Lanka at the end of the three-year Enhancing Human Rights Project (EHRP). Visit for more information on the project.

Legal Aid in Prisons: Assessing Its Effectiveness in Sri Lanka

Objectives of the research

  • To extend academic support to re-establish the Research Unit at CRTC
  • To train Prison Officers

A Study on Streamlining Rehabilitation Programmes in Prisons

Social Equity and Rights Assessment

CSHR engages in multi disciplinary and comparative research on :

  • Emerging trends and knowledge gaps in Human Rights
  • Globe Potential and imminent human rights issues

CSHR Undertakes research for INGOS and the state :

  • Publishes current and topical research