H.E. Madam Mary Ayen Mayardit

 

First Lady of the Republic of South Sudan

 
H.E. Madam Mary Ayen Mayardit became the First Lady of the Republic of SouthSudan, on July 7th, 2011. As a leader and First Lady, H.E. Madam Mary AyenMayardit has a strong passion for human rights protection which includes theright to life, gender equality and access to health care for women and children aswell as the right for education for all. It is this passion that made her the voice forpeace and unity during the recent conflict of the Republic of South Sudan. As asymbol of peace and unity she, called upon all the women of South Sudan to bringpeace to the Republic of South Sudan. Her message was; “without the voice ofwomen, there is no peace, for without the efforts of women to hold our leaders,government and husbands accountable there will be no end to the senselessviolence that is taking away the precious lives of our women and children.”