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South Sudan a hellish existence for women…

17.10.2022 UN report: Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin

© UNICEF/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin … A quarter of reported cases of conflict-related sexual violence in South Sudan are against children. 21 March 2022 Human Rights … Widespread sexual violence against women and girls in conflict is being fueled by…

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About a million people hit by Floods in…

17.10.2022 Sudan Tribune

At least 909,000 people have been affected by persistent floods in various parts of South Sudan, recent estimates from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) show. “These floods have killed livestock and…

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Daughters of Somalia, a continuous pledge to…

17.10.2022 UNFPA: Tobin Jones

In Somalia, over 90 percent or more of girls and women, have been subjected to female genital mutilation, or FGM. Despite the practice having devastating health ramifications for women and girls - including pain, bleeding, permanent disability, and…

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Somalia: Women and Children are bearing the…

17.10.2022 World Food Program: Kirsty McFadden

Thirst and hunger are driving people to make perilous journeys on foot to reach safety … 1 August 2022, Kirsty McFadden Droughts Food Security Somalia … Drought forced Mido and her family to make the challenging journey to Dolow. The family arrived…

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Somalia Population composed of young people

17.10.2022 UNCF New York

Somalia's population comprises of a significant youth and adolescent population with under half (45.6%) of the population being less than 15 years and around three-quarters (75%) of the population being less than 30 years old … Somalia’s gross…

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Nigeria: Eradicate Polio in Nigeria

17.10.2022 Ifeanyi Nsofor

  … Six-month-old Ajeda received her first dose of the polio vaccine at a camp for displaced persons outside Maiduguri city. In 2015, Nigeria became the first polio-endemic country to use inactivated polio vaccine in routine systems. Lagos —…

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