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Sri Lankan war widows still struggle to support their families

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Amantha Perera

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war ended in May 2009 after raging for over two and half decades, it signaled the end of a long- running national nightmare. But, with many men killed, for thousands of women the war’s end meant the beginning of a new life of hardship.

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