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I feel suffocated – stuck between my conscience and having to do what I truly don’t agree with

Since my days with the non profits ended in a rather tragic way, I didn’t have much of a choice except grab whatever that came my way after two months of being totally jobless – hunting for freelance … Read More»

I refused to be a coward and ended up as the prime suspect of a theft

The first of January in Sri Lanka, is a typical tradition of starting the day at a religious place (could be a church, Buddhist or hindu temple, mosque any other, depending of whatever faith). … Read More»

‘make poverty history’ by making her history

Advocacy, Campaigns were two new words that were added to my new title in addition to communications, at a world renowned aid agency, committed to make poverty history. … Read More»

Wanna get a pay rise more than the standard figure ? just let your butt be pinched and breasts squeezed by three managers !!!

Dear World Pulse community-this is not going to sound strange, I bet, to some of you but to some it can sound really degrading. It still is to me. … Read More»

The English that you know is good enough-why do you need university qualifications?

I can’t imagine that I worked in such a Fagin (remember Oliver Twist?) type workplace. It was in the early ‘90s. I got paid LK.Rs. 2032 (approximately US$ 15 at today’s exchange rate). … Read More»

Pawned for a 34-24-36 and a virgin brain (totally un-used)

over the years I feel I have been one of the fortunate or unfortunate victims of what modern day activists called ‘workplace discrimination’. … Read More»

the crime of not having glamour girl looks to qualify for the group picture

here I am sharing yet more of those wonderfully discriminating incidents at work with the world pulse community. For about 4 years, I was an employee of a company that exported tea. … Read More»

Paying the price of being single during job hunts

I figured it would be good to share some of the weird workplace behaviour and incidents I experienced during potential job interviews with the world pulse community. … Read More»

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