Lam is 11 years old. He flees, then follows the men with guns. Today, he still lives with his nightmares. (French language broadcast)
South Sudan, the youngest nation in the World, turned 7 years old on the 9th of July 2018. But lives are still lost, and the optimism that came with independance is now a distant memory.
In South Sudan, since the beginning of the war, thousands of women and girls have been captured by government and opposition forces. Many of them became the “wives” of the soldiers.
In South Sudan there are still 19,000 children in armed forces, with boys trained to fight and girls taken as "wives."
In South Sudan's civil war, rape is wielded as a weapon. Despite dangerous stigma, some South Sudanese women are speaking out.
Jane Ferguson recounts her time on a small UNHCR plane and the dangers South Sudanese face in order to receive aid.
Journalist Jane Ferguson notes the lasting effects of government soldiers and near starvation on one young girl in South Sudan.
Reflections on a local journalist's persistent pursuit of political accountability and public awareness.
A report from South Sudan.
Rape has become a tool of war in South Sudan, wielded against women of rival tribes.
People in South Sudan are on the run from government troops, targeted because of their tribe amid a brutal civil war.
South Sudan is on the edge of collapse. Murderous raids on civilian communities are a favored tactic, and UN peacekeepers have been criticized for not doing more to stop them.