Juba, 16 February 2023 – The number of civilians affected by violence in South Sudan increased sharply at the end of 2022, compared to both the previous quarter and the s
“We used to be idle here because most of us have no jobs and nothing to do, but have a look now and you’ll see how busy and happy they are since we received all these things,” says Joseph Nema, a young man staying at the Naivasha camp for internally d
WARRAP/WESTERN BAHR EL GHAZAL- Cattle raids and conflicts between cattle keepers and farmers along the border dividing the states of Warrap and Western Bahr El Ghazal are common during the seasonal migration of the animals as they search for pa
WESTERN EQUATORIA- The sparsely populated far southeastern part of Maridi County does not see many visitors, yet it has suffered from its unfair share of conflict and violence. As a consequence, the delivery of basic services is somewhat lacking.
UPPER NILE- Female political representation, the participation of women in decision making at all levels, and the importance of engaging men to promote gender equality in South Sudan are big and important issues.
Juba, 5 February 2023: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was shocked to receive initial reports of the deadly violence in Kajo-Keji County (Central Equatoria State) that claimed the lives of at least 27 people and left many others injured on
CENTRAL EQUATORIA – Building the institutional capacity of vital entities in the country is a key part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), with the national police service being of particular importance.
EASTERN EQUATORIA – Sometimes, traditional and formal laws collide. At other times, one or both sets of regulations are unclear. In many parts of the country, this legal confusion creates tensions, frequently leading to conflicts and violence.
WESTERN EQUATORIA- Putting an end to gender-based violence requires the active involvement of both men and women, who need to be aware of their rights and ways of reporting incidents of such aggression.