Ms. Gayathri Abeywickrama

Ms. Gayathri Abeywickrama

Lecturer

Lecturer
PhD candidate at University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Masters in Demography, B.A (Hons.in Demography) – University of Colombo

Office: +94 112 586 111, Mobile: +94 778 201 551

E-mail: gayathri@demo.cmb.ac.lk

 

Qualifications

  • Population Issues
  • Population Policies & Programmes
  • Urban Demography
  • Regional Demography

 

Research Interests

  • Fertility
  • Reproductive Health
  • Gender
  • Population Ageing
  • Urbanization

 

Research conference/Workshop attended

  • Abeywickrama, G. (2014), Demographic and socio-economic factors associated with decision making of women in fertility behavior: Evidence from urban shanties in Colombo District,Reserch Symposium, Department of Demography, University of Colombo.
  • Abeywickrama, G. (2014), Women’s role of decision making on fertility behavior in Colombo District, 14th national convention on women’s studies-2014, Center for women’s studies (CENWOR), Colombo.
  • Abeywickrama,G.(2013),Prevalence of poverty and alcohol consumption among Estate workers: Evidence from Kahawatta, Rathnapura District, Annual Research Symposium-2013, University of Colombo.
  • Abeywickrama,G.(2013),Reproductive health knowledge among secondary school children in Sri Lanka”, Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo.
  • Abeywickrama,G.(2012),Gender Differentials in reproductive health and attitudes: Evidence from secondary school children in Sri Lanka,15thAnnual sessions, Population Association of Sri Lanka,  Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Journal Articles

  • Women’s role of decision making on fertility behavior in Colombo District-14th national convention on women’s studies-2014,Center for women’s studies (CENWOR).
  • Projections of population, Labour force and it’s female component in Sri Lanka (Co-author), Economic Review -2013, Research Division, Peoples’ Bank.

Unpublished Thesis

  • Reproductive health knowledge among secondary school children in Sri Lanka,2011, A research carried out as a partial fulfillment of the requirement of a special degree in Demography, Department of Demography.University of Colombo.
  • Women’s role of decision making on fertility behavior: Case of shanties in Colombo Distract,2014,A research carried out as a partial fulfillment of the requirement of Master’s degree in Demography, Department of Demography.University of Colombo.