Achalie Kumarage receives SERA-LSA Dissertation Research Grant

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Congratulations to PhD scholar Achalie Kumarage who has recently won a 2023 Social and Economic Rights Associates-Law and Society Association (SERA-LSA) Dissertation Research Grant to support her thesis work.

Achalie’s thesis, Collective Voice without Collective Bargaining: Women Workers and Labour Regulation in Sri Lanka’s Apparel Industry and its Globalized Supply Chains, focuses on Sri Lanka’s apparel industry in post-covid times and explores how women workers action their collective voice and negotiate their workplace and related rights.

In collaboration with LSA, The SERA-LSA Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant is awarded annually to up to five doctoral students to support dissertation research on social and economic rights.