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The recent forum in Juba on gender-based violence was focused on the needs and rights of survivors. Photos: James Sokiri/UNMISS

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Bangladeshi peacekeepers serving with UNMISS in Wau, South Sudan, recently handed over 1,000 text books and sports items to schoolchildren. Their objective: To motivate students and ensure that they complete their education. Photo by Jimmy Ludanga/UNMISS

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Under the ambit of the ongoing 16 Days of Activism, UNMISS' Conduct and Discipline Team teamed up with women's representatives from Gurei in Juba to raise awareness on the UN's zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse. Photo by Blessings Phumisa/UNMISS

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Ebiboderi Nkeiruka Opukiri, one of our dedicated UN Volunteers in Western Bahr El Ghazal, South Sudan, urges every person to take on the challenge of serving for peace. Photo by Alahayi Nemaya/UNMISS

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After a life of volunteering back home in the Gambia, Adama Njie took the plunge to become a UNV and Gender Affairs Officer in Rumbek. Photos: Nina Zubovic/Vignjevic

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Ruby Awude from Ghana has been a Blue Helmet serving for peace in various UN Peacekeeping missions. She has since shed her military uniform and is now a proud UN Volunteer with UNMISS in South Sudan.