Tagged with: South Sudan

Posts (19)

  1. Editor, Our School, South Sudan

    ‘Whenever I saw children in school I used to cry…now I’m in school, I’m happy.’

    Stella wanted to go to school but her father thought it would ‘spoil’ her chances of marriage. Kenyi Betuel – editor of a girls’ education radio show – explores some of the cultural barriers facing girls who want an education in South Sudan.

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  2. Producer, Our Tukul

    Prevention is better than cure

    How local and national radio is supporting work to prevent cholera in South Sudan.

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  3. Radio Producer, BBC Media Action, South Sudan

    Our Girls, Our Future

    Girls in South Sudan are less likely than boys to start school and more likely to drop out. Our radio producer visited her former school to find out if educational aspiration for girls is improving.

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  4. Senior Producer, BBC Media Action in South Sudan

    “Gifts and lifts”: one reason girls drop out of school in South Sudan

    In South Sudan, a radio programme is asking what can be done to help girls finish their education, in particular those who drop out after starting relationships with older men.

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  5. Making Waves in South Sudan: Winnie

    For International Women's Day 2016, Winnie Jaguru, our script writer in South Sudan blogs about her experience of hearing how the radio drama she's writing is helping address conflict in local communities.

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  6. Researcher, BBC Media Action in South Sudan

    "I want to go to university to become a doctor"

    For this year’s International Day of the Girl Child, our researcher Apune Jacob Alfred blogs about the bright, ambitious teenage girls he met in western South Sudan.

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  7. Script writer, BBC Media Action

    The fictional village of Lulu, promoting peace in South Sudan

    For International Day of Peace (21 September), our script writer in South Sudan blogs about her experience in Juba when the civil war first started and how a radio drama she’s writing is helping address conflict in local communities.

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  8. Research Manager

    A girl without education is like a bird without wings

    In a country where only one in ten girls complete primary education, Trish Doherty looks at how a BBC Media Action radio programme is helping more girls stay in school in South Sudan.

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  9. Senior Producer, BBC Media Action in South Sudan

    Only one girl in ten completes primary school in South Sudan. Our radio producers spoke to girls and their families about a new scheme that offers families financial support for school-related expenses.

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  10. Senior Producer, BBC Media Action in South Sudan

    Our radio producer visits a school in South Sudan that's giving a warm welcome to children who have fled the conflict.  

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