A young girl carrying water at the Tomping civilian protection site in South Sudan. Early enforced marriage has long been practiced in South Sudan. Rights groups believe that the percentage of child brides has soared as women and children have borne the brunt of a five-year civil war that has ravaged the country, sparking one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.
(Photo by UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) Photo used under CC BY
Children at Sunday school in Adamaoua, Cameroon in 2007. The Anglophone Crisis has deprived thousands of children of the chance of an education, which is widely recognized as the best way out of poverty.
(Photo by Elin B @ Nordic Touch) Photo used under CC BY