#South Sudan

  • Article: Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood
    Water & Sanitation

    Solar Power Brings Water to South Sudan Neighborhood

    Dec. 20, 2018|Voice of America

    The $70,000 project will also lessen sexual attacks on women who often walk for hours to find water. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Continue to Be Sexually Abused in South Sudan Despite Peace Agreement
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls Continue to Be Sexually Abused in South Sudan Despite Peace Agreement

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 17, 2018

    The UN’s Commission on Human Rights says it’s time for leaders to take accountability. Read more

  • Article: Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More
    Girls & Women

    Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More

    Nov. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 50% of South Sudanese girls are wed before their 18th birthday. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan
    Girls & Women

    This Girl Was Recruited Aged 10 by an Armed Group in South Sudan

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    Grace* was abducted by opposition forces, along with her mother and younger sister. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees
    Health

    South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees

    Sept. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Evan Atar Adaha has been running Maban hospital since 2011. Read more

  • Article: This Mother Is One of Hundreds of Brave Women Helping Clear Their Countries of Landmines
    Girls & Women

    This Mother Is One of Hundreds of Brave Women Helping Clear Their Countries of Landmines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    UK aid is playing a vital role in training all-female demining teams. Read more

  • Article: Guinea Worm Outbreak Reported in South Sudan, Just as Officials Hoped It’d Be Eliminated
    Health

    Guinea Worm Outbreak Reported in South Sudan, Just as Officials Hoped It’d Be Eliminated

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 26, 2018

    The neglected tropical disease had not been diagnosed there since December 2016. Read more

  • Article: Hunger and Malnutrition Reach 'Record Levels' in the World's Youngest Country
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger and Malnutrition Reach 'Record Levels' in the World's Youngest Country

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2018

    South Sudan is on the "brink of catastrophe" — and it's down to conflict. Read more