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South Sudan Women Break Through 'Grease' Ceiling

When she was a little girl, Elizabeth Yacob's dream was to become an engineer. But when she was 18 and had finished school, her parents told her there was no money left to pay for higher education. They also said it was high time that Yacob get married.

But Yacob did not want to give up on her dream just yet. Encouraged by her brother, she enrolled in an auto mechanics' school in Yei in 2008. She graduated a year later, fully qualified to drive and work on motor vehicles.