#Sudan

  • Article: Food Shortages and Corruption Spark Protests in Northeast Sudan
    Food & Hunger

    Food Shortages and Corruption Spark Protests in Northeast Sudan

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 20, 2018

    Around 80% of Sudan’s population cannot afford enough food. 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

  • Article: South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female
    Girls & Women

    South Sudanese Women Call for 35% of Government Positions to Be Female

    Sept. 28, 2018|Voice of America

    Only 1 in 10 recently appointed committee members are women. Read more

  • Article: Interpol Rescues 85 Child Slaves From Sudan's Streets and Gold Mines
    Citizenship

    Interpol Rescues 85 Child Slaves From Sudan's Streets and Gold Mines

    Sept. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Police found some children as young as 10 handling dangerous chemicals. Read more

  • Article: Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband
    Girls & Women

    Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    The girl’s appeal has been suspiciously withdrawn, according to Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: 2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days
    Health

    2.8 Million Children in Sudan Were Vaccinated Against Polio in Just 3 Days

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2018

    UNICEF and WHO provided about 5 million doses of oral polio vaccines to reach children in 10 states. Read more

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'
    Girls & Women

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    July 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more

  • Article: Australians Say #NotMyAustralia to Racist 'African Gang' Story
    Citizenship

    Australians Say #NotMyAustralia to Racist 'African Gang' Story

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2018

    Australians unite against fearmongering with an amazing hashtag. Read more