Archive for January 10, 2019


Meet Ms. Aluel Manyok Barach: A proud feminist and social activist whose work is shaping lives of women and youth in South Sudan

 By Ms. Amer Mayen Dhieu, Brisbane, Australia

Meet Ms. Aluel Manyok Barach: A Proud South Sudanese Feminist and Social Activist

Meet Ms. Aluel Manyok Barach: A Proud South Sudanese Feminist and Social Activist

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 (PW) — Meet Ms. Aluel Manyok Barach, a fierce feminist whose work for gender equality, women empowerment and peaceful coexistence between men and women, tribes and political parties shine bright like snow. I first came across Ms. Aluel Manyok, popularly known as Aluel Naomi, via her social media updates in regards to gender equality and peace process in the newest nation of South Sudan.

Clicking on her profile page one afternoon, I stumbled upon some of her personal information that was intriguing enough to share. Ms. Aluel Manyok describes herself as fierce South Sudanese social activist and feminist who is strongly passionate about gender equality and peaceful co-existence. As a true champion of her own persona and an agent of change to many, Ms. Aluel Manyok graduated from Makerere University with Bachelor of Economic Development (Hons) and have participated in number of international programs of which she is current generation Change Fellow as well as YALI program Alumni.

Feminism is one of the major disciplines in academia that advocates for the rights and freedom of women in education, employment, equal opportunities, political representation and involvement of women in decision-making as well as social related actions that aim at bettering women’s lives to the standard similar to that of men. Having received much opposition from the male-dominated society due to misconceptions and changes brought upon by globalization and ancient culture transition, feminism has multiplied into different factions striving to tackle different types of social, political and economic inequalities and social injustice facing women across the globe.

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Ella’s story

Posted: January 10, 2019 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

By Sally Nyalony Gatwang, Juba, South Sudan

South Sudan Civil War

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 (PW) — Two minutes later after delivery, Ella’s mother dies before she could even see the child. This unexpected dealth astonished the all house hold especially ell’s father. Ella is now left with the grandmother and father to look after her. Responsibities became hectic having a child no body to take care of properly since the grand mother was aging and the father more frequently is in the office and travelling.

Without hesitation, her father marries his personal secretary. Mrs anna and Ella really don’t get along so well. At the age of four, Ella groused to dad about her relationship with anna. Surely the two weren’t getting along well. Anna grumps that Ella is indispline and doesn’t want to obey her. While Ella on the other hand reproach that Ann was calling her half orphan. Mr. Emma then decides to take Ella to his sister place and she studies also their plus also get to know the cousins and to feel lonely.

Nineteen years later, Ella was graduating and she happens to be the best student in the United States of America. Two free tickets were given to her to invite whoever she wanted and the school would cover the disbursements. Nothing from the start of her jounery of education was ringing in her mind rather than calling her grandmother and father to attend her big day with her. She immediately rings to her dad and grandmother to apprise them about the graduation. (more…)