Teen girls in sudan genocide

Duration: 12min 44sec Views: 800 Submitted: 10.09.2020
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KHARTOUM, Sudan, 28 September — Bahri market, north Khartoum, bustles with activity, as buyers hustle to get the best deal possible on colourful fabrics, food and other goods — a typical market scene. Fifty young Sudanese are bouncing ideas off each other to try and find solutions to the issues that affect them in everyday life. Most of the youth here, between the ages of 14 and 24, have never been to school. Many of the boys work in the market and the girls are mostly confined to helping their mothers at home. Sixteen-year-old Nafisa has also never set foot in class.

Female Genital Mutilation in Sudan

Female Genital Mutilation in Sudan

As a young girl Consolee Nishimwe experienced the worst form of violence any girl barely in her teens could possibly face. At the height of the Rwanda genocide, machete-wielding rebels were targeting families like hers, forcing them to move from place to place under cover of night. It was during this time that one of her neighbours grabbed and raped her repeatedly. Soon the rebels caught up with the family and killed her father and brothers, forcing Consolee to flee her country. She is often invited to public forums to speak against gender-based violence.

Darfur Genocide

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of a possible genocide in South Sudan if more peacekeepers are not rapidly deployed to end the conflict. South Sudan had been hit by "ethnic, tribal, targeted nationalistic killings", he said. Rebel forces deny UN charges that they killed hundreds of people along ethnic lines after seizing the oil hub of Bentiu last month. Mr Kerry was speaking in Ethiopia after holding talks with African Union officials about the conflict.
Female genital mutilation or female circumcision FGM is a serious health problem in Sudan. This procedure is harmful to women and causes many complications during pregnancy and childbirth. This study aims to determine the female genital mutilation FGM and its associated factors in Sudan. The survey was carried out in and included women aged between 14 — 49 years.