South Sudanese Women, Girls Disproportionately Affected By Starvation As Result Of War, Conflict
New York Times: Starvation as a Product of War
Nicholas Kristoff, columnist for the New York Times
“…You might think that what’s needed to end a famine is food. Actually, what’s essential above all is an international push of intensive diplomacy and targeted sanctions to reach a compromise peace deal and end the civil war [in South Sudan]. … [A]s long as the war continues, South Sudanese will face starvation — especially women and girls. … [H]unger is still war-related, for the conflict is keeping food and supplies out. …The only certainty is that it will get worse in the coming months, and the women and girls who die will be war casualties…” (7/23).