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This video is created and edited by women that participated in the CARE weave project in Mulliyawalai, Sri Lanka.
Watch what Women Empowerment in Sri Lanka looks like in practice!
Dreaming since her childhood of being a manager
“I never thought I’d make it this far. The things you see in war stay forever. They don't leave. But I’m still standing.”
Selvamalar survived a civil war, started her own business to become the breadwinner of her family when her husband left her and now employs other women in her community.
“It is better if there are women working in the banks. They understand us better.”
“Before, people saw me as the poor woman who lost her leg.
Now they see me as a business woman with a tailoring shop.”