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During discussions about insecurity, persistent violence by armed groups has been raised as the top concern for communities and local authorities in Yei and Lainya in the Central Equatoria region during a peace and security mission by representatives of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Photo by Taban Geofrey Koma Alfred/UNMISS.

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The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Humanitarian/Resident Coordinator, Anita Kiki Gbeho, attended the handover ceremony for new facilities aimed at promoting human rights and enhancing food security in Eastern Equatoria. Photos by Yakudu Moses/UNMISS.

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Forty people from Western Equatoria graduated from an UNMISS-funded training programme with new skills in cosmetics production and beekeeping that will help them build businesses and sustain their families during South Sudan’s economic crisis. Photos by Felix Francis Katie/UNMISS.

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The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan’s Juba Field Office, Njoki Rahab Kinyanjui, discusses the need for further efforts to prevent and respond to sexual and gender-based violence during a visit to the Yei One Stop Centre for survivors in Central Equatoria. Photo by Taban Geofrey Koma Alfred/UNMISS.

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As is often the case, women in Tonj East County have been the ones suffering the most from intercommunal violence in the area. UNMISS patrols have improved their situation. Photos: Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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Some 60 people, including commissioners, community leaders, youth, and women representatives from across Western Equatoria State, recently participated in a peace forum in Yambio organized by UNMISS and UNDP. Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS.

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The UN General Assembly President meets UNMISS engineers combating the impact of climate change and Thai peacekeepers supporting agriculture initiatives for local communities. Photo by Nektarios Markogiannis/UNMISS.

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A lifelong advocate for women and children’s rights, Elizabeth Henry started the "Mother & Childcare” organization 24-years ago in Aweil and relentlessly works to ensure women are allocated seats at the top table in local government. Photo by Rabindra Giri/UNMISS.

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A road rehabilitation project carried out by Bangladeshi peacekeepers is expected to enhance security and reduce inter-communal violence in the southern part of Central Equatoria. Photo by Surur Ali/UNMISS.

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