Dakshitha Wickremarathne

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Dakshitha Wickremarathne, Sri Lanka

Dakshitha Wickremarathne, Sri Lanka

BSW (Hons), PQHRM, PgD (Diplomacy and Global Affairs) 
Dakshitha Wickremarathne is a young researcher, activist and a development practitioner focusing on sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality, youth rights and reconciliation. He is an Asia Pacific trainer on SRHR and has extensive experience in working with most at risk and vulnerable populations. Wickremarathne served as an Advisor to UN Women’s Global Civil Society Advisory Group and as the Official Sri Lankan Youth Delegate to Commonwealth by the Government of Sri Lanka. He is the Co-Founder of Youth Advocacy Network Sri Lanka, working to establish youth led accountability mechanisms. Wickremarathne was appointed by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon as a member of the Independence Accountability Panel on EWEC Global Strategy. He is currently earning his Masters in Development Studies while working for CARE International Sri Lanka.

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