Child marriages, early pregnancies and forced marriages are issues affecting South Sudan future prospective career women as the country is yet to open schools since the invasion of the dreaded corona virus in Africa in the year 2020.
A group of women from different professions have cried for the reopening of schools, among them being the Minister of roads and bridges in western Equitoria, Anna Tuna Richard.
Tuna has insisted on the need to have a continuity of educated women who will lead in future.
She has thanked the president for the fulfilment of the 35% of women in power currently enjoyed in the positions of vice president and defense among others.
Women have also been encouraged ahead of international women’s day, with the acting Principal for Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) Ireen Ayaa, telling women in the information sector to accept any challenge and continue with the work of informing the public.
Women have also been asked to ensure care and measures are taken to avert the spread of corona virus.