South Sudan Declaration of Independence

  • Published on: 23/07/2011
  • An excerpt from Article 1, read on 9 July 2011 with photos courtesy of Barbara Davidson/LA Times. ┬áMany challenges lie ahead in South Sudan. One of the poorest countries in the world, its maternal mortality rate is the highest on the planet. UNFPA is helping to train midwives across the country to ensure safe births.