A groundbreaking survey in South Sudan seeking views on how to deal with the country's violent past has found significant support for perpetrators of violence to face trial, and for those missing or killed to be honoured publicly.
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Like many child brides, Micheline Yotoudjim suffered terribly after she was married. She was married off at age 14, became pregnant at 16, and then experienced a prolonged, obstructed labour. Her baby was eventually delivered through a Caesarean section, but died four days later.
Welcoming the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption of a blueprint for peace in Syria, a senior United Nations official has called on all sides to immediately stop using sexual violence as a tactic in the fighting tearing the country apart.
Kidnapped at the age of 11, Zara and her sister remained under Boko Haram control until the Nigerian army recaptured their hometown of Maiduguri, when she was freed. Zara is one of 1.4 million children uprooted by this conflict across the region.
Shot in Chad, this music video reflects on child marriage, a reality that is common throughout several developing nations. The country’s high child marriage rate ranks third globally, with 68% of girls married as children. Song | RL Grime - “Always” from his debut album ‘VOID’.