Alfred Futuyo Karaba, Governor of Western Equatoria State, has promised that his government will make sure that women will obtain their 35 per cent political representation, as stipulated in the revitalized peace agreement signed in September 2018.
“I am looking forward to resuming lessons and going to school again,” says 17-year-old John Gatluak who is enrolled in Eden Secondary School in Bentiu, South Sudan.
Civil society and faith-based groups in Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal State have called for the speedy formation of a state government to strengthen peace and security and improve service delivery, not least the construction of roads and health facilities.
“My father threatened to kill me if I refuse to marry the man, he chose for me. I was afraid that reporting a parent to the police would be of no help. So, I hid from my family at a friend’s house.