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Half of School-Aged Refugees Received No Education in 2016
Half of School-Aged Refugees Received No Education in 2016

By: Zach Dawes
More than half of the 6.4 million school-aged refugees did not attend school in 2016, a U.N. report says. As school-aged refugees increase by 600,000 annually, some faith groups are addressing the need.

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South Sudan Conflict Displaces Millions of Children
South Sudan Conflict Displaces Millions of Children

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Millions of children have fled their homes, either living as refugees or internally displaced as a result of South Sudan's ongoing civil war. And Baptists are ministering to these growing numbers.

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Church Resource for Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month
Church Resource for Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A new series will appear on EthicsDaily.com in April 2017 aimed at further informing readers about genocide by focusing on a few manifestations since 1900: Bosnia, Darfur, Nigeria, Rwanda and the Holocaust.

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South Sudan Faith Leaders Address U.N. Famine Declaration
South Sudan Faith Leaders Address U.N. Famine Declaration

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Baptist and Catholic leaders have addressed the United Nations' Feb. 20 formal declaration of famine in South Sudan, noting government complicity in the crises plaguing the African nation.

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Baptists Minister to Refugees Amid South Sudan Conflict
Baptists Minister to Refugees Amid South Sudan Conflict

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Amid increasing violence in South Sudan, Baptists in this African nation are ministering to refugees and internally displaced persons. The country is the world's third largest refugee crisis but receives far less attention.

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EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review
EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review

By: EthicsDaily Staff
498 columns. 139 contributors. 125 news articles. These are a few snapshots of EthicsDaily.com's 2016 initiatives, providing a global perspective from goodwill people of faith on engaging pressing issues facing the world.

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Fears that South Sudan Conflict 'Could Evolve into Genocide'
Fears that South Sudan Conflict 'Could Evolve into Genocide'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. State Department said South Sudan's ongoing conflict could become genocide in light of recent violence in the Equatoria region. A South Sudanese Baptist pastor said it's a 'dire situation of life and death.'

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South Sudan Church Leaders Address Abuses, Facilitate Peace
South Sudan Church Leaders Address Abuses, Facilitate Peace

By: EthicsDaily Staff
South Sudan church leaders sent a memorandum to civil and security leaders requesting a meeting to discuss the nation's conflict and refugee crisis.

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South Sudan Uses More Child Soldiers; Hope for Peace Dims
South Sudan Uses More Child Soldiers; Hope for Peace Dims

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than 50,000 people have died in South Sudan's 3-year-old civil war as both sides increasingly rely on recruiting children to fight. An estimated 16,000 children have been recruited in the conflict.

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Churches Provide Sanctuary as South Sudan Struggles to Keep Peace
Churches Provide Sanctuary as South Sudan Struggles to Keep Peace

By: EthicsDaily Staff
South Sudan found itself on the brink of civil war July 7 when fighting broke out in its capital city. Thousands fled their homes.

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Baptist Church in South Sudan Helping IDPs With Limited Supplies
Baptist Church in South Sudan Helping IDPs With Limited Supplies

By: EthicsDaily Staff
First Baptist Church in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, is struggling to find sufficient supplies to help the more than 200 internally displaced persons it is hosting.

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Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan
Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly half the people of South Sudan (49 percent) are food insecure, meaning they are unsure where their next meals will come from. The record level of food insecurity is an 11 percent increase from 2014.

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Sudanese Baptist Reflects on Nation's History, Baptist Work and Witness
Sudanese Baptist Reflects on Nation's History, Baptist Work and Witness

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The end of Sudan's two-decade civil war in 2005 brought hope, but not stability or lasting peace. Baptists in that nation are doing their part to help.

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South Sudan Refugees Fleeing into Ethiopia
South Sudan Refugees Fleeing into Ethiopia
By: Paul Hobson
More than 350,000 refugees in South Sudan are expected to flee across the border into Ethiopia, a Christian relief agency says. Six camps near Ethiopia's border are already stretched thin.
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South Sudan Now Fighting Enemy Within
South Sudan Now Fighting Enemy Within
By: Bill Clemmer
After so many years of fighting a repressive government to the north and winning independence, South Sudan has now turned against itself, with one group aligned against another.
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South Sudan's Churches Focus on Reconciliation
South Sudan's Churches Focus on Reconciliation
To help heal the scars caused by Sudan's long and bloody civil war, churches in the newly formed nation of South Sudan are focused on a major program of reconciliation.
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Survival of South Sudan Hinges on Which Lion Is Fed
Survival of South Sudan Hinges on Which Lion Is Fed
The world's newest nation, South Sudan, was born last weekend, and Christianity played a role. Prayers of global Christians, a 2005 peace accord and a team of international observers that included Jimmy Carter all helped.
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"Fighting for Darfur" - Why Advocacy Fell Short

An international advocacy movement formed around the Darfur crisis, yet the movement was never able to achieve its primary goal of ensuring civilian protection. Rebecca Hamilton explains why in "Fighting for Darfur."

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