More than 100 young people who have been displaced by intercommunal conflict in Gogrial will receive training to develop new skills so they can support themselves as part of an initiative funded by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Wildlife officers in Wau have developed a better understanding of how to protect and respect human rights after a three-day training workshop conducted by police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
“I have been to some of the places with the worst humanitarian conditions in the world, but even there the numbers were better than the ones we are seeing here today, particularly when it comes to youth unemployment and child marriage rates and rates of gender-based violence.”
Sunday Oyella sits patiently working away at her sewing machine. It’s an old-fashioned Singer and requires a fair bit of foot pedalling to keep it running.
But for the 17-year-old, this machine is a lifeline – a chance to build a much brighter future for her and her child.
Angelina Chol has been suffering from a skin infection for more than a year.
Having left the United Nations Protection of Civilians in Bentiu in 2017 to return to her home in Kuerboni, she had no access to medical care and no means to travel back to Bentiu.
An inability to read, write and speak in English is proving to be a huge challenge for law enforcement officers working hard to curb crime in the town of Chimel in the Northern Bahr El Ghazal region.