"The Canvas Peace Project was founded to raise awareness of genocide and the decades of conflicts affecting women in Sudan and South Sudan. Through the power of art, the project strives to empower women through trade education."
- Cynthia Davis, Founder
Canvas Peace Project Exhibits
May 11, 2013
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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