Mahawansa sinhala

The Sinhalese people speak Sinhala , an Indo-Aryan language , and are predominantly Theravada Buddhists , [10] although a small percentage of Sinhalese follow branches of Christianity. From the Sanskrit word Sinhala, meaning literally "of lions".


Sex assignment in intersex children: a brief analysis of "ambiguous genitalia" cases. Parents or guardians of these minors have the legal right to provide consent for genital surgical interventions. The irreversibility of some procedures calls attention to reports by some intersex adults who underwent such interventions during their childhood or adolescence and now fail to acknowledge the physical or psychosocial benefits that were originally claimed to justify them.