Gender based violence: A silent killer

A South Sudanese refugee girl scrubs a pan, in Africa’s largest refugee settlement, Bidibidi. She and her entire family were pushed out South Sudan due to violent conflict. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 31 Mar 2021

Activists in South Sudan Jonglei state are calling for more action to end gender-based violence. The activists say officials should do more to protect women and girls against sexual and physical abuse. The call comes weeks after a group of armed men abducted several women in Duk and Bor counties in separate incidences.  Deng Ghai Deng reports.