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The Trincomalee District in Eastern Province Sri Lanka is the most densely populated and fastest growing Muslim divisions in the district of Trincomalee. The regions total Muslim population is currently 159,516, of which about 100,000 people live in rural areas affected by the Tsunami and 30 year old war. The total population in the region is expected to increase to about 1 million by 2020.
Due to financial difficulties in the house hold level in Muslim communities there large number of women move to Arab countries to earn income to sustain the family in Sri Lanka. That the situations in the Arab countries are not favour to them and they face so many difficulties and obstacle to achieve their target. Many such women return home are half way of the contract without any financial gaining. For a ex: horrible incident of Rizana Nafeek. Serving Humanity Foundation is closely worked with such victims to restore their livelihoods as well as counselling support to rejoin them in the social life.
More women are migrating to the Middle-east and south eastern Asia for house maid and the trend is extremely breaking the Muslim family fabric where the children, especially girls are living without their mother face numerous difficulties and the exploitation rates are highly increasing according to the social statistics. Muslim women who migrate elsewhere in search of job are also exploited within their households. The Islamic culture and values also seem to reduce from the community.