Year: 1983 Source: Peasant Studies, v.10, no.4, (Summer 1983), p.223-250 SIEC No: 20040684

This paper seeks answers to the questions: Do males & females in Sri Lanka share similar internal migration patterns? & What characteristic commonalities & differences can be identified in male & female migration? Suicide rates are examined as a possible response to separation caused by migration patterns. High suicide rates were found in both males & females.