Shamila Daluwatte

Sri Lanka

  • City, State: Embuldeniya, Nugegoda
  • Geographic Location: Asia

About me:

"I am a nomadic woman
Lonely Itinerant
I have five feet height body
My body is light
I have strong legs
I can walk
I can run
Yet know no directions

I can travel without fear
No treasury that I own
No worriers over thieves
My blood is B+
I am positive
I am a single lonely traveler
I have a compassionate heart
I have love to share
I travel … I travel "

Exhibit change by:

Through my poems, and online discussions

I'm passionate about:

I am passionate about Women and Politics, women's rights

I have a dream that all women will be free from violence
That they could take their breath with comfort
I have a dream that all girls will be free from abuse
That they could trust their land of the living
I have a dream that all wives will be free from domestic violence in their own homes
I have a dream that women will walk in public
the way they like Without being harassed
I have a dream that women will not be ridiculed with virginity tests on their honeymoon beds
I have a dream that the killing of women in the name of honour will be stopped in their faithful societies
I have a dream I don’t have to read newspaper stories of stabbing,
Killing, raping millions of women and girls
When I wake up in the morning
I have a dream that the abuse of women will vanish
Like morning dew disappears when the Sun comes
I have a dream that women will enjoy freedom and democracy
Like water for the thirst and food for the hunger
Shamila Daluwatte

Recent Forum Entries

A woman's right to wear Hijab

52 posts | Thursday, September 12, 2013 3:39 AM

My sexuality was questioned

14 posts | Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:57 PM

Religion & Feminism: Happily Married or Strange Bedfellows?

17 posts | Friday, September 23, 2011 8:10 PM

Democracy starts in Bed

11 posts | Friday, June 17, 2011 1:31 AM

Does God only speak Arabic?

2 posts | Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:09 PM

In the name of marriage

5 posts | Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:24 AM

Let your eyes not be blindfolded

0 posts | Wednesday, May 06, 2009 12:04 AM

Women's Property Rights

3 posts | Friday, March 13, 2009 9:36 AM


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I am Lawyer working as a Gender Specialist, and I have published a book of poems on women's rights. The feminist poet in my heart has awakened and I have to speak up to wake up those women who are interested in politics.  


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