Hunger crisis raises fears of more child marriages
Despite acute food shortages, Ngaidok is committed to tackling the issue of child marriage in her community, having been forced into marriage herself at a young age.
Children playing for peace in South Sudan
Conflict-affected children from South Sudan like Agau, 13, are learning, playing and recovering in Melijo refugee camp thanks to Plan International’s Play for Peace project.
Yari: I married to save my family from hunger
The crisis in South Sudan is forcing girls like Yari into child marriages as increasingly desperate families are exchanging their daughters for money or livestock to stay alive.
Girls hit by food crisis eat least and last
The crisis in South Sudan is leaving girls like Nyakor, 10, vulnerable and with little food to eat as families prefer to use their meagre supplies to feed their sons.
South Sudan: Food for desperate families
Regular food distributions are helping children and their families survive the food crisis in South Sudan. However, needs are increasing and supplies are running out.
Food distributions support malnourished children
Children who have become malnourished as a result of the famine in South Sudan are recovering thanks to food supplements provided by Plan International.