Women In Need (WIN) is a local, non-profit and
non-governmental organisation dedicated to addressing issues of Gender
Based Violence (GBV) faced by women and girls in Sri Lanka. WIN has
come a long way since its inception in 1987 gradually and steadily
increasing its services, and expanding target locations to be able
to ensure the safety of women and girls thereby contributing to the
creation of a violence-free society that values and respects women's
WIN has a team of 15 lawyers and 24 counsellors, who specialise in the field of gender based violence and deal with thousands of GBV, specifically domestic violence, cases every year.
Our team is driven by the passion to strengthen and protect victims dealing with violence and abuse, ensuring strict confidentiality of identity; while also striving to ensure that the violence is not repeated, and the victims' rights are protected.