Women still face mistreatment in South Sudan

03/12/2013 | IRINNews.org

Laws in South Sudan are changing to give women equal rights, but cultural and societal views haven't budged, writes IRIN. Women and their advocates continue to fight against gender-based violence and discrimination, "[a]nd I think the more women who are educated and are in school and know that this is against the law, that’s when you’ll start seeing change," says Jenny Becker of International Rescue Committee in Lakes State, South Sudan.

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