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.

Judge's gavel used in court.

  • 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 »

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