“People here are happy now and life is good. We can again walk to our farms and harvest our sorghum, without fear. We are having peace and will live and eat together,” says Regina Dudu Iwari, a women’s leader in Chahari Payam.
A special committee involving representatives from nomadic groups and host communities has been set up to monitor the implementation of local agreements and help draft new laws governing resource management in an effort to reduce conflict in Northern
Juba, 21 December 2021: From July to September 2021, overall violence against civilians decreased by 37 percent with 801 civilians killed, injured, abducted or subjected to conflict-related sexual violence comp
With an outbreak of local conflict in Western Equatoria in recent months, the UN peacekeeping mission has been working alongside local authorities to protect civilians and restore security across the region.
To mark the end of the 16 Days of Activism campaign to end gender-based violence, a special seminar was held with women peacekeepers serving at the headquarters of the military component of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Political leaders are urging greater cooperation amongst each other, despite their affiliations to different parties, to realize peace and meet the needs of their communities across Western Bahr El Ghazal.