Peace Remains Elusive in Libya

On February 17, eight years ago, Libyans rose up and launched a rebellion that led to the ouster of autocrat Col. Moammar Gadhafi. The high expectations of what life would be like without Gadhafi are no nearer being met � …

War kills over 100,000 babies a year: Save the Children

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said on Friday.

In the 10 worst-hit countries, a conservative estimate of 550,000 infants died as …

Afghanistan Listed As Among Most Dangerous For Infants In Conflict Zones

The Save the Children International charity says at least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and related effects, with Afghanistan listed as among the 10 worst countries to be a child.

“Increasingly, the brunt of armed violence …

Conflict-related sexual violence in Northern Unity (September – December 2018)

GENEVA (15 February 2019) � A UN report released Friday highlights persistently high levels of sexual violence in South Sudan’s northern Unity region, with at least 134 women and girls raped, and 41 having suffered other forms of sexual and …

South Sudanese Woman in Hiding to Avoid Forced Marriage

Akuac Ring Ariik, a 20-year-old student, met Akok Koch for the first time in 2017. After what Ring describes as a brief conversation, Koch asked Ring to be his girlfriend. She refused.

She was shocked when, on Jan. 5, 2019, …

South Sudanese Woman in Hiding to Avoid Forced Marriage

Akuac Ring Ariik, a 20-year-old student, met Akok Koch for the first time in 2017. After what Ring describes as a brief conversation, Koch asked Ring to be his girlfriend. She refused.

She was shocked when, on Jan. 5, 2019, …

Greater Koch County political leaders pledge to promote peace and reconciliation in their communities

Opposition and government officials in Greater Koch County in Northern Liech held a one-day peace and reconciliation conference in Koch to discuss issues related to peace implementation. The meeting sought to promote joint participation of opposition, government and civilian groups …

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