300 divorces per day in Sri Lanka


There are approximately 300 divorces per day in Sri Lanka and the increase in rate is the lack of understanding of the other amongst the couples, a survey by the Western Provincial Social Services Dept. has revealed.

Most of the divorces occur within a year of marriage and there are 3890 mothers who are under 18 years of age according to Director Social Services, Western Provincial Council, Ms. Anusha Gokula Fernando.

In order to prevent such situations, various social care programmes have being adopted.


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