Friday 7 November 2014

Survey shows education is number one priority

In a new survey undertaken by Save the Children, children, parents and community leaders affected by violence say education is a number one priority.

Friday 14 February 2014

'We ran in different directions and we became separated'

Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 more than 800,000 people have been forced from their homes, including around 480,000 children

Friday 14 February 2014

'I am still afraid now'

When fighting started near Mabior’s home in Bor he ran out of his house with his parents and his four brothers and three sisters.

Thursday 30 January 2014

'I grow vegetables so my children can go to school'

Martha, 37, lives in Pagak, Upper Nile state. She has six children – four daughters and two sons – aged between 15 years and 18 months old. Like many other people in the area Martha often struggles to feed her family as floods followed by drought mean that it is hard to grow sufficient crops.

Thursday 30 January 2014

'We don’t want to be sold'

Ayen Nai, 17, lives in Bor town, Jonglei state. She is part of one of the Student Advocacy Teams established by Save the Children to support young people to advocate in their communities and amongst their peers against harmful practices such as early marriage. She is also one of less than 2% of girls in South Sudan who go on to study at secondary school.