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South Sudanese musician, Jado Yoanis Jago was born in the Tonga locality of Malakal, Upper Nile state. His dream of being a musician came true in 2015, when he released his first album. Photo by Samson Liberty/UNMISS.

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Lieutenant Hinasha Thapa, a 27-year-old army officer and a medical doctor from Nepal, is serving a a Senior Medical Officer with UNMISS.

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29-year-old Innocent Opiyo is a graphic designer from Obbo village in Magwi county, Eastern Equatoria. With the money he makes using his artistic skill, he supports not only his own family but also other members from his community. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS.

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A new prison block was just what the doctor ordered and UNMISS funded in Chukudum, where the old facilities resulted in gender-based violence and unwanted pregnancies. Photos: Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS

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24-year-old South Sudanese guitarist and music producer Eyoba Richard says he believes that young people across the country need to stop fighting and unite to usher in an era of progress. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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Renewed conflict in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area has led to thousands being displaced and increased need for humanitarian assistance in this already-beleaguered part of South Sudan. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS.