Read about the fascinating webinar on 17th April that delved in the role of girls' education in promoting peace and development in South Sudan.
Easter greetings and a warm welcome to the latest FIGS newsletter, in which we bring you hopeful news of political stabilisation in South Sudan and a potential return to school for the girls...
After a long period of uncertainty, the Government of South Sudan has just announced a phased return to school after the enforced lockdown - starting with the Primary 8 classes who will now have 6 days a week of intensive teaching to catch up for their Primary Leaving Certificate Exams, now postponed until next March...
Happy International Women's Day! As we strive towards #BalanceforBetter by empowering the girl students in Ibba, South Sudan, here are some reflections from FIGS CEO, Mark Simmons, on the origins of Women's Day and the importance of education in achieving gender equality.
On the eve of South Sudan's independence, photographer ROBERT FOGARTY captured the citizens of the world's newest country, in their own words.