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Girls and young women are at the forefront when South Sudan commemorates National Unity Day with a week full of sports and other togetherness-building activities in Juba. Photos: James Sokiri/UNMISS

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In Torit, UNMISS teamed up with state police to host a two-day sensitization for South Sudanese police and corrections officers on detainee rights ahead of this young nation's elections scheduled for December this year. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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In Warrap, some 80 SSPDF personnel commit to upholding child rights and building better relationships with communities, thanks to UNMISS-facilitated workshops on child protection. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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In Torit, Eastern Equatoria, UNMISS partnered with the South Sudan National Police to facilitate interactive sessions at a professional induction programme designed to transition police volunteers into full-fledged officers. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS.