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By Yom Mayen Awan, Bor, South Sudan

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Yom Mayen Awan, Bor, South Sudan

April 18, 2017 (SSB) — When I talk of violation of girl rights, I am talking particularly of South Sudan. The human right of the girl-child is not either protected on paper nor in practice.

Early marriage has been one of the major issue in South Sudan, as young girls are being married off before they have grown physically, mentally and psychologically to handle the responsibilities of marriage. And sometime they are even married to men who are much older than them.

Secondly, according to South Sudanese tradition, for example, in term of education, girls are wrongly identified as inferior from boys. Girls are usually viewed by their parents as assets while boys are oft-time given the privileges of doing whatever they like.

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By Yom Mayen Awan, Bor, South Sudan

RSS coat of ARMS

South Sudan’s coat of arms, in which the eagle symbolizes vision, strength, resilience and majesty, and the shield and spear the people’s resolve to protect the sovereignty of their republic and work hard to feed it.

April 12, 2017 (SSB) — Syria is the country currently in the minds of humanity: big or small, young or old, poor or rich, black or white. It’s not for the right reasons; it is for the worst reasons and occurrences that can occur in human existence.

Before the onset of the war, most people did not either know a country called Syria existed and if they did, not many knew where.

The happenings in Syria are possible in any other country in the world, South Sudan included. We all know the black history of South Sudan. Starting from the time of our forefathers to our fathers and now extending to us, with a great fear of it reaching our future innocent children.

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