Women of South Sudan: Broken bodies, shattered dreams

Talk to Al Jazeera In The Field


South Sudan’s peace agreement signed in August was meant to end a 21-month-old civil war that has left thousands dead and many more displaced in the wake of the country’s historic declaration of independence in 2011.Hundreds of thousands of people fled their homes after experiencing horrible crimes. Last month, a previously secret report by the African Union was finally made public. It contains shocking details of human rights abuses in South Sudan, committed not only by government troops but by opposition militia as well.It paints a grim picture of what is happening in the country.Talk to Al Jazeera In The Field goes deep inside the country to find out the truth about a failed state, a country letting its people slip into despair. We meet South Sudanese women and listen to their stories of broken dreams and a stolen future.

Source: www.aLJAZEERA.COM

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