Rural women in Kudo district in Eastern Equatoria State have formed a peace committee to address grassroots conflicts in their villages.
A continuing vacuum of power at the local government level is making it difficult to “nip in the bud” intercommunal violence ahead of the traditionally volatile dry season in South Sudan, according to the UN’s top envoy in the country.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has supported the validation of resolutions reached by the sons and daughters of Kajo-Keji County in Central Equatoria State in a bid to restore lasting peace in the area.
In recent times, Rwanda has been at the forefront of gender equality on all fronts. That peacekeeping is no exception became clear for all to see as the country’s troops based in Malakal received UN medals for their service in the name of peace.
A two-day forum organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and focused on bolstering social cohesion and empowering women associations across Torit in Eastern Equatoria State has just concluded.