"Through The Canvas Peace Project artists learn about what women in South Sudan have endured for decades. The hope is that through the power of art we can educate the public about the ongoing conflicts in the region and provide opportunity for many of these women."
- Cynthia Davis, Artist
Canvas Peace Project Exhibits
National Cathedral School
3612 Woodley Rd. Northwest
Washington, DC NW
April 18 , 2015
WOMEN'S ISSUES IN SOUTH SUDAN
Women in South Sudan have faced double oppression - as Southerners, they have faced violence from the North, and they are struggling for equality within their own community as Southerners.
- By Jen Marlowe, for the Pulitzer Center
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