A two-day forum organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and focused on bolstering social cohesion and empowering women associations across Torit in Eastern Equatoria State has just concluded.
Girls from four schools in Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal State have had their awareness of the risks of sexual abuse raised by a group of visiting police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Born and raised in Kenya, Caroline Waudo was raised by a pioneer—her mother, a respected primary school teacher was the first women to own and ride a bicycle in their community and an honoured community leader. Her grandmother was also a women’s leader and a midwife.
It is not commonplace for women to be part of India’s infantry, and that goes for the contingent of peacekeepers based in Malakal as well, where more than eight hundred soldiers were recently awarded medals for their service for the United Nations Mis