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March 8 is annually marked as International Women’s Day across the globe. In Aweil, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, UNMISS celebrated this Day with traditional dances, discussions on equal rights for women and an exhibition of handicrafts. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS

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At a recent free veterinary camp in Malakal, Upper Nile, UNMISS peacekeepers from India treated more than 1500 animals for a variety of diseases and raised awareness on sustainable animal rearing practices among livestock owners. Photo by Samuel Adwok Deng/UNMISS

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Police officers serving with UNMISS urged girls at a school in Western Equatoria to overcome challenges to finish their studies. Photos: Martin Siba/UNMISS

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As the peace process in South Sudan begins to ramp up, those who fled the civil wars of the past decade are slowly returning to their original settlements. However, rebuilding lives irrevocably altered by violence isn't easy, as a visiting UNMISS patrol to Morobo, Central Equatoria, discovered. Photo by James Sokiri/UNMISS