Oxfam is calling on the country’s leaders to end the violence and for the international community to help ensure peace.
‘We cry for peace’: On the 5th anniversary of their independence, South Sudanese long for conflict to end
Years of war have left the world’s newest country in a fragile state.
Despite a peace agreement, tens of thousands of people are still fleeing from their homes.
Nearly two years of war have helped to trigger widespread hunger that is now affecting a third of the population.
An end to the fighting would go a long way toward solving the challenges so many families now face in meeting their basic needs.
If we really are independent, why are children going hungry and families driven from home? And what can we do to find solutions?