#South Sudan

  • Article: South Sudan Court Annuls Child Marriage of 16-Year-Old in Landmark Case
    Girls & Women

    South Sudan Court Annuls Child Marriage of 16-Year-Old in Landmark Case

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    South Sudan has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese Families Separated by War Are Finally Being Reunited
    Citizenship

    South Sudanese Families Separated by War Are Finally Being Reunited

    March 26, 2019|Voice of America

    Residents are trying to rebuild their families and locate people who disappeared. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World
    Citizenship

    These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 20, 2019

    The least happy countries have higher rates of poverty. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan
    Girls & Women

    Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2019

    Oxfam reports more young girls are turning to marriage in the wake of conflict. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese Are 'Suffering' Without Food or Water
    Food & Hunger

    Thousands of Displaced South Sudanese Are 'Suffering' Without Food or Water

    Feb. 15, 2019|Voice of America

    About 6,000 internally displaced people are living under trees on the outskirts of Yei town. Read more

  • Article: Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report
    Food & Hunger

    Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 29, 2019

    “These are real people experiencing rates of hunger that are simply unacceptable.” Read more

  • 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