When Mary shared her story with Women for Women International (WfWI) in mid-2012, she told us how peace had given her new hope for the future in South Sudan.
"Now we realize we have a life, so my first hope is that I'm going to live longer," she said. "My second hope is that people will not fight again."
Mary's dreams of peace did not come true. A year and a half later, violence broke out in South Sudan again, and today the country continues to struggle with a conflict that has forced more than 2.3 million people to flee."
Read article by Jennifer Windsor from The Huffington Post.