Women in Nepal

Social and Youth

An Agent for Peace

Malual Bol Kiir is a 23 year old South Sudanese refugee now living in Uganda. Kiir is one of three refugee youth being honored at the WRC’s Voices of Courage luncheon on May 4, for their commitment to finding solutions for the global refugee crisis.

Kiir was forced to flee South Sudan for the first time when he was just 7 years old. “I was in a government boarding school where the teachers had guns to protect the students,” he recalls.

Advocating for Gender-Based Violence Victims

Halima Mohamud Mohamed is a 20 year old Somali woman living in the Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda. She works as a youth ambassador, and helps the most vulnerable in her community, especially survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). For her work, Mohamed is being honored, along with two other youth refugees, at the WRC’s Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon on May 4.