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SUDAN / PEACEKEEPING RADIO

With no formal training in journalism, Susana Abuk Justin never dreamed of becoming a famous broadcaster. But her sensational voice and topical program on Miraya FM, the radio station of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), has made her a household name throughout southern Sudan. She embodies a new style of peace advocacy journalism, talking [...]

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DARFUR / FEMALE PEACEKEEPERS

Many victims of the Darfur conflict are women suffering rape and other abuse, but these crimes often go unreported because of traditions and religious practices. Female police advisors like Lubasi Matakala from Zambia and Rashida Sultana from Bangladesh, who serve with the United Nations Africa Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID), are playing a major role [...]

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