Women of Eastern Lakes have decried early marriage, describing the practice as gender-based violence, and called on the government and traditional authorities to ensure the practice ceases immediately.
A heated debate, on the Red Hand Day.
“The recruitment of children into the army should stop,” says 16-year-old Abur Margret, a secondary four student in Aweil, South Sudan, spotlighting the plight of children who get recruited into the army.
Opposition and government officials in Greater Koch County in Northern Liech held a one-day peace and reconciliation conference in Koch to discuss issues related to peace implementation.
A borehole construction project has been launched in Manyang-Ngok county in Tonj, hoping to bring an end to conflicts arising from water access, thanks to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), which has broken ground to drill two water points in the remote villages of Akot Madut and Atoong, loc
At the beginning of every year, the nomadic people of Reziaghat in Sudan make the long journey south with their herds of cattle seeking water and places to graze in the areas around Aweil in South Sudan.
“What a man can do a woman can do!”
Those are the inspirational words from Margaret Idwa, the Torit Minister of Information, speaking at a capacity building workshop for women leaders in the Eastern Equatorian town.
Koang Tap Gatkuoth has waited for years to see justice for his brother. But now, that justice has been delivered, thanks to a new mobile court in Bentiu, supported by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).