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  1. With Her: breaking barriers to education for girls in South Sudan

    Samuel Komakech

    Community Mobilisation Manager

    On International Day of the Girl, find out how a radio programme helped a schoolgirl in South Sudan avoid early marriage and return to school by changing the attitude of her grandfather.

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  2. Rehabilitation radio: how drama is helping change attitudes in South Sudan

    Henning Goransson Sandberg

    Research Manager, BBC Media Action

    Rehabilitation radio: how drama is helping change attitudes in South Sudan

    Our radio drama Life in Lulu which depicts the lives and trials of people living in a small village in South Sudan and its regular listeners include inmates at Tonj prison. Henning Goransson Sandberg, our Research Manager, talks about his visit there to understand what they took from the programme.

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  3. Shining a light on girl's education in South Sudan

    Kenyi Betuel

    Editor, Our School, South Sudan

    Agol Deng Tong dreams of going to university and setting up her own business, but living in rural South Sudan - with no electricity - made studying in the evening difficult. Read about her 'lightbulb' moment and how her approach is inspiring other girls to overcome their barriers to education.

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

    Kenyi Betuel

    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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  5. Prevention is better than cure

    Betty Duku

    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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  6. Our Girls, Our Future

    Catherine Juma

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

    Manyang David Mayar

    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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  8. Making Waves in South Sudan: Winnie

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

    Apune Jacob Alfred

    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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  10. The fictional village of Lulu, promoting peace in South Sudan

    Winnie Jaguru

    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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