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A proud day in Major Jasmine Chattha's life. She led the parade of her fellow Indian engineering troops at the ceremony where they were awarded UN medals. Photos: Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS

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Bangladeshi peacekeepers handing over seeds and tools to farmers in Western Bahr El Ghazal, aiming to increase food security in the state. Photos: Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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To enable community connections and peaceful coexistence, UNMISS engineers from South Korea have begun constructing a 115-kilometer stretch of road between Pibor and Labrab, despite ongoing conflict in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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The recent launch of a women's parliamentary caucus within Eastern Equatoria's State Legislative Assembly is designed to be a tangible signal to women across Eastern Equatoria – whether in their neighbourhoods, their larger communities, or as political actors – that their experiences are valid and the caucus is a safe space to build supportive networks so that they can achieve their full potential as changemakers. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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In Eastern Equatoria, escalating tensions between communities from neighbouring villages have led to some 1,500 people being displaced. UNMISS, in partnership with state authorities, are monitoring the situation and visiting peacekeepers spoke with involved parties. The aim: To encourage peaceful dispute resolution and restore calm. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS

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A two-day conference between settled farming communities in Upper Nile, South Sudan, and herders from Sudan, have led to fruitful discussions and a decision to take collective responsibility to ensure peaceful, conflict-free seasonal cattle migration. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS