Women in Yambio are calling for justice against the perpetrators of sexual exploitation and abuse, saying they bear the biggest burden of sexual crimes.
This week, Bangaldeshi peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan have conducted a day-long medical outreach campaign to provide free basic medical services for residents of the town of Raja Lol and surrounding villages.
“Here in Nyara, we don’t rape, we are organized. We are for the peace agreement and we will implement it,” confirmed Major General Benjamin John Batista, deputy sector commander of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition.
Decades of fighting both before and after South Sudan reached independence in 2011 have ravaged it within and without.
Institutions and infrastructure buttressing its legislative and judicial framework especially have been left badly shaken by the aftermath of conflict.