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Meet feisty entrepreneur Agel Diing Diing from Aweil, South Sudan, who didn’t let an underage marriage get in the way of her dreams. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.

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Meet Charity Edisa from Mundri, Western Equatoria, who has braved conflict zones and is a fierce women’s rights advocate. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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In Bor, more than 50 members of civil society networks were sensitized on upholding child rights and ending grave violations against children at a two-day discussion facilitated by UNMISS. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS.

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In Yei, UNMISS and implementing partner, Mission to Alleviate Suffering in South Sudan, handed over a safe house to provide emergency shelter for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS.

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Meet Major Latifa Rustamova, the first woman from Azerbaijan to be deployed as a military observer with UNMISS. Photo by Yakudu Moses/UNMISS.

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On this year’s 16 Days, be inspired by Marsa William, a 30-year-old entrepreneur from Lakes, SouthSudan, who quit a job as a schoolteacher to turn her dream of owning a hair salon into a reality. Photo by Fares Aouadi/UNMISS.

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