Some 600 pupils in Bentiu are celebrating an end to torturous rainy days, thanks to the timely intervention of Mongolian United Nations peacekeepers serving in the area.
Some survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in South Sudan are condemned and rejected by their families, and the country’s Council of Churches (SSCC) wants this stigmatization of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence to end.
At 7.56 a.m. on Monday, Pulpham Ngor and her daughter, Chan Gatluak, boarded a commercial flight from Bor to see an eye surgeon at Boluk Eye Clinic in Juba. There, she would undergo successful 30-minute emergency eye surgery to correct a debilitating defect.
As the world marked the International Day for the Elimination of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, an audience at the Malakal Stadium were sitting in quiet reflection as they listened to the words spoken by 22-year-old Julia John.
United Nations peacekeepers stationed in South Sudan's Aweil area have started giving English and Mathematics lessons to students at Aweil Secondary School, to fill a gap left by teachers who have abandoned the profession.
A group of women waits to welcome a high-powered delegation of politicians from South Sudan’s north. Gogrial area’s Governor Victor Atem Atem and his Twic counterpart, Governor Atem Madut Yak are jetting in onboard United Nations flights.