March 08, 2010 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: Sudan
This International Women’s Day, I took a moment to consider the many varied points of view that I heard from and about women during our recent Sudan mission. Their stories are applicable to the situation of many women living in crisis situations around the world.
March 04, 2010 | Briana Orr | Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan
When Valentino Achak Deng, the subject of Dave Egger’s best selling novel What is the What speaks, he allows long pauses between sentences during which you can almost hear his audience holding their breath.
March 02, 2010 | Jennifer Smith | Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan, Neglected Crises
When my colleague Melanie Teff and I visited Upper Nile and Southern Kordofan states a few weeks ago, we spent a lot of time hearing and talking about water. Sudan had been experiencing a drought, and harvests had yielded far less than normal. People were worried.
February 25, 2010 | Refugees International
A quick summary of some of this week's newsworthy (or sometimes not!) items from the world wide web.
February 23, 2010 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan
The failure to provide adequate assistance to refugees and internally displaced people as they return to their war-torn villages is one of the primary reasons why south Sudan remains one of the poorest and most vulnerable places on the planet.