Saturday 9 March 2013 March 8, 2013 (BOR) - Hundreds South Sudanese citizens and political leaders converged on Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, where speakers called for early marriage and violence against (...)
Saturday 15 June 2013 June 13, 2013 (RUMBEK) – A traditional court in Lakes state’s Wulu county has sentenced a woman to nine months in prison for having committed adultery with a South Sudanese army (SPLA) soldier belonging to division six.
The woman is the (...)
Wednesday 29 May 2013 Strategic Initiatives for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA - Network)
South Sudanese Woman Violently Murdered by Husband Reinforces the Harsh Brutality of Domestic Violence
24 May 2013 - On Tuesday 21st May, Joyce Fernando was (...)
Monday 20 May 2013 May 18, 2013 (JUBA) - Authorities in the Lakes state capital, Rumbek, have arrested an underage girl who threw her newborn baby into a latrine after falling pregnant outside of wedlock.
The girl, who managed to hide her pregnancy from (...)
Monday 22 April 2013 By Beny Gideon Mabor
April 22, 2013 - This policy brief tries to underline the importance of women in our society and in particular their role in the journey of nation building whether in the government or outside. Yet, there are many (...)
Monday 29 April 2013 April 28, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Eritrean women fleeing their country’s oppressive regime are increasingly finding themselves the repeat victim of abuse, exploitation and violence once outside their homeland, a new report by a women’s rights (...)
Thursday 30 May 2013 May 29, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese police forced a 17-year-old girl in Lakes state’s Wulu county from her classroom to marry a soldier against her will on Tuesday, local people and witnesses told Sudan Tribune.
Rebecca Atong Madang (...)
Monday 27 May 2013 May 26, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Gisma Abdel el-Shafe dreams of one day owning a house of her own. Tea ladies are a familiar site on Sudan’s city streets, but are often vulnerable to abuse (ST)
But though she works six days a week, 12 hours (...)
Wednesday 1 May 2013 April 30, 2013 (JUBA) - Kajo Keji County commissioner, Ben Yengi, is reported to have ignored an order from the Central Equatoria government and gone ahead with his marriage to a school girl who is reported to be under the legal age. (...)
Friday 28 September 2012 September 24, 2012 (RUMBEK) - Teresa Nyankol Mathiang, a renowened South Sudanese singer died on Saturday. She was from Abyei and sang songs of liberation during the Sudanese civil war.
The cause of her death remains unclear but (...)
On Abyei enough is enough2013-06-18 05:01:47 By Deng Vanang
June 17, 2013 - No one whether locally or internationally can still argue there is more hope to resolve Abyei stalemate peacefully. It has been everybody’s wish that dialogue could (...)