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12 December 2018

‘Be proud of your profession,’ Minister tells midwifery and nursing graduates

Juba, South Sudan – Minister of Cabinet Affairs Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro told new graduates of midwifery and nursing students from Juba and Kajo Keji to take pride in their profession as they will be serving in the health sector, which is addressing a serious gap in health workforce. The minister referred to the graduation rite

6 December 2018

“My period has become like a terrible sickness”

“My periods are a nightmare as they are very painful, and I can’t get [access to] any sanitary products.” For millions of women and girls displaced by conflict and natural disasters in Africa, adequate hygiene...

3 December 2018

Statement on ending child marriage in South Sudan by the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare and UNFPA

In June this year, leaders from the Executive branch of the Government and relevant line Ministries including State Governors, traditional and religious leaders, civil society organizations and the United Nations under the leadership of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, made a collective commitment and pledge to



The security situation remains tense countrywide. Intermittent clashes were reported in some states early this month, coupled with intercommunal fighting, mainly due to cattle rustling.


Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once...
Where will the 10-year-old girl be at 25? Much depends on the choices many different...

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