South Sudanese Girl Auctioned on Facebook
Lawyers in the country are urging the government to shut down an online auction for marriage rights to a teenage girl saying the practice is a gross human rights violation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 13 November 2018
The auction of a South Sudanese girl for marriage on Facebook could spur other families to use social media to demand bigger dowries for their daughters, activists said, urging… Read more »
South Sudan: Girl Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage
VOA, 7 November 2018
Female lawyers in South Sudan are urging the government to shut down an online auction for marriage rights to a 16-year-old girl. Read more »
South Sudan: Should the Highest Bidder Take the Woman?
Monitor, 8 November 2018
The internet was recently awash with news that the family of 17-year-old Nyalong Ngong Deng Jalang in South Sudan gave a chance to five men who lined up in a competition to marry… Read more »