Sonali Silva
25x25 Young Leader SheDecides

Sonali is the Communications Officer of the World Health Organisation in Sri Lanka. She is also engaged in the People Living with HIV programme in Sri Lanka which encourages people to get tested for HIV. Sonali also founded the initiative, People Like Us – in 2019 which aims to provide mental health support for vulnerable groups including men who have sex with men, transgender and people living with HIV.

Alongside all of this, Sonali also works to raise awareness on gender based violence and women’s empowerment through the use of social media.

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