Okeowo grew up in Alabama and moved to Uganda and then Nigeria as a young adult to experience her family’s homeland
A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.
60,000 children and youths were abducted by the LRA rebels, and some 8,000 children were born as a consequence of sexual violence and wartime rape.
“If they [Dinka] get you, they will slaughter you like a chicken,” one witness said. Another says he saw anti-government rebels raping a woman with a stick in the street