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Safety elusive for women in South Sudan’s protection sites amid pandemic

BENTIU, South Sudan – Since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in South Sudan in April, more than…

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Mother with disability hopes for better life with family planning

AWEIL, South Sudan – Arek Chuor, 32, expects to deliver her seventh child in September. It will be…

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A graduate at 47, new midwife triumphs over life’s trials

JUBA, South Sudan – At age 47, Angelina Akongo was the oldest of 73 midwifery and nursing students…

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A father's campaign for midwives in South Sudan

RUMBEK, South Sudan – More women in South Sudan…

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One-stop care centre helps women amid South Sudan’s epidemic of violence

JUBA, South Sudan – Violence against women is epidemic in South Sudan. Ann*, 16, was kidnapped on…

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Displaced by crisis, South Sudan midwifery students focus on saving mothers

JUBA, South Sudan – Nyomon Lilian will never forget the day she decided to become a midwife.

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“I decide for myself”: South Sudanese woman shows the power of knowledge

RUMBEK, South Sudan – Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in…

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South Sudan clashes force pregnant women into the bush, over the border

LAMWO, Uganda – Nine mothers stood in a single-file line, cuddling their newborn babies, in a…

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Refugees spread the word about safe birth services in Uganda

ADJUMANI DISTRICT, Uganda – Things looked bad for the family of Flora and Patrick Anduga in war-…

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