By Amb. Dhano Obongo, July 04, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——– Historically an International Women’s Day has been has been commemorated on March 8 annually to observe the movement promoting women’s rights.  The initial Women’s Day ceremony occurred February 28, 1909 in New York, USA, under the sponsorship of the Socialist Party of America.       On March 8, 1917, in Petrograd, the former […]

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South Sudan: Women Performing Just as Men in Men Dominated Industries

Trainee female mechanics (left to right) Nura, Natalina and Gloria in the workshop (Photograph: Laura Powel)

  Nov 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Women in Torit, Imatong State, have started engaging in carpentry and mechanic works and trainings in the new state to earn a living; breaking the odds that such industries are men-only territories. A local workshop in Torit, Wilson’s Sons and Friends has enrolled six women who proudly said they are performing at the standard of […]

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South Sudan Women Leaders Will Visit Khartoum in December To Strengthen Women Diplomacy Between Khartoum and Juba

Members of Southern Sudan Women’s Constitutional Coalition (SSWCC) calling for an inclusive constitution in July 2011....

Nov 10, 201(Nyamilepedia) —— Meeting the Sudanese Ambassador to South Sudan on Monday, South Sudanese women leaders call to an end to war and economic downfall. Ambassador Osama Ahmed A. Farrage, the head of the Sudanese Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, said the women have discussed areas on how to exchange and share ideas between the women blocks of Sudan […]

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Victim Narrates The Curse of Being a Girl Child In Africa’s Youngest Nation

Young girls carry luggage in an United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) IDP...

“Even an animal cares more for its children” said their landlord, Juba, South Sudan. Sept 4, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– “Our parents would beat us with sticks…I don’t know why…we behaved well,” said the seven-year-old girl, the older of the two sisters. The younger one is three-year-old. She added that their two-year-old brother was never beaten up. For as long as the […]

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South Sudan Women’s political participation: A Case of Conscious Awakening

South Sudan's women in war torn South Sudan.

Feb 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– South Sudanese women’s political participation is essential for building a sustainable democracy and increasing prospects for durable peace. During the three decades of civil war, the country has lost a great number of its men and today women represent more than half of the population. Hence, their contribution to the social and economic development of the […]

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The Position of Women in South Sudanese Politics

South Sudan women singing national anthem during independent celebration(Photo: file)

“The worst sin towards our fellow- creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That is the essence of inhumanity” George Bernard Shaw. By Alma Zeno Riko Ettore MSc, MCSP. Jan 03, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Since the birth of humanity, women have played central roles in the establishment, the survival and the strength of all communities and […]

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