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.
Namana, 8, and her family have been struggling to get enough food for the last few months. The families crops were destroyed by floods last year and right now all that her mother is able to feed Namana and her three sisters are the wild fruits and leaves she collects from the bush.
Nyayalny, 36, lives with her husband and three children in Maiwut, Upper Nile state. She walked for two hours to bring her children Pagak, 3, and Duolduet, 6 months, to the health centre supported by Save the Children in Paga
Mary, 14, was born in Sudan during the civil war between South Sudan and Sudan, and lived there until she was around nine years old when she, her mother and older brothers returned to their village in Aweil East county, Northern Bahr el Ghazal state.
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