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Schoolchildren's band playing at 29 October launch of "Children not Soldiers" campaign, a joint UN-South Sudanese government initiative to end recruitment and use of children in the army. Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Billy
31 October 2014 - Juba Girls Secondary Schools students called today on the government to enact laws protecting girls and to end Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA).
30 October 2014 - To boost the ability of some 25 civil society members and human rights defenders in Yambio County, Western Equatoria State, UNMISS concluded a two-day workshop there today.
25 October 2014 - Sitting on the hard ground and braving bad weather to learn will soon end for pupils at Kapuri Primary School near Juba, thanks to UNMISS Rwandese soldiers.
24 October 2014 - UN Day was marked across South Sudan’s states today by colourful celebrations featuring cultural dances, drawing competitions, school donations, sporting activities and speeches.
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Finding the families
Efforts are underway in the Jonglei State capital Bor to identify, trace and reunify hundreds of children separated from their families during the worst days of the South Sudan conflict. Read story >>
Headlines - 31 October
Twenty civilian bodies recovered following clashes between government and opposition forces in Bentiu
Government says still committed to peace negotiations with the opposition
Remains of former Central Bank Governor expected on Monday
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On 11 October, President Kiir and SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura signed an agreement outlining steps to address sexual violence crimes.