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New jobs give hope to women in Southern Sudan

In January, people in Southern Sudan are due to vote in a referendum on independence.

The option to secede was part of a peace deal signed in 2005 which ended decades of civil war between the north and the south.

Southern Sudan faces immense challenges - the war prevented development from taking place and there are very few job opportunities in the south.

Our East Africa correspondent, Will Ross, visited a project where women are getting the chance to earn a living.

  • 29 Nov 2010
  • From the section Africa
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