Mar 06, 2020

Key Note Speech-International Women’s Day 2020-Countering technology-based violence against women


Key note speech by Chief Guest, Justice Shiranee Tilakawardane at the International Women’s Day event organised by the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka held on 6th March, 2020.


  1. All communications with the perpetrator should be saved and not deleted. This may include messages, call logs, etc.
  2. Take screenshots of all communications as messages can be deleted by the perpetrator after having sent them. These screenshots can also be taken by the police on their computers to certify validity of the screenshots.
  3. When handing over a phone to the Police, create a list of all related material (screenshots, images, etc.) that can be found in the phone. Submit a copy of these materials along with the phone.
  4. Keep a record of everything that has happened. This may include, texts, phone calls etc. You should keep a written note of dates and times and nature of the call or text.


  • If the victimized is older than 18:
    Cyber Crime Unit
    Criminal investigation Department, Colombo.
    011 2
  • If the victimized is under 18:
    National Child Protection Authority(NCPA)
    No.330, Thalawathugoda Road, Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte.
    011 2 778 911 Hotline: 1929
  • For blocking of websites:
    Room No.4-112, BMICH, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07.
    011 2 6910692
    For cyber security related assistance –
    For social media related assistance –
  • For help in assessing your case:
    Women in Need
    No 25, Tickell Road, Colombo 08
    011 471 85 85
    The Grassrooted Trust
    365/1C Bataketiya Road, Udumulla, Mulleriyawa
    WhatsApp: +94 763 488 622
    VOICE Foundation
    465, Sri Jayawardanapura Road, Welikada, Rajagiriya
    +94 77 251 2374, +94 76 605 0191 +94 77 323

Source:, 2020

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