Ezlynn Deraniyagala

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Ezlynn Deraniyagala
5th President of the International Alliance of Women
In office
1958–1964
Preceded by Ester Graff
Succeeded by Begum Anwar Ahmed
Personal details
Born 1908
Died 1973
Nationality Sri Lankan
Occupation Barrister

Ezlynn Deraniyagala (1908 – 1973) was a Sri Lankan barrister and feminist, who was the first female Sri Lankan barrister. She was the long-time president of the All-Ceylon Women's Conference and served as the 5th President of the International Alliance of Women from 1958 to 1964.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Alliance of Women 1904-2004, womenalliance.org
  2. ^ Janet K. Boles, Diane Long Hoeveler, Historical Dictionary of Feminism, p. 97, Scarecrow Press, 2004