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Following a spate of child abductions, UNPOL and the South Sudan Police Service in Torit, Eastern Equatoria, are sensitizing Police Community Relations Committees here on reporting any suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods promptly to local authorities to keep their children safe from harm. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS.

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A day-long community policing workshop facilitated by UNPOL officers in Warrap has gone a long way in building trust between community members and local police, according to the 33 participants who attended. Photo by Peter Kuol/UNMISS.

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UNMISS recently refurbished a police station in Awiel Jedid, Wau, as part of its Quick Impact Project's programme, ensuring law and order in the area receives a much-needed boost. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS.

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The need for full and equal participation of women in all forms of political and civic life in South Sudan cannot be overemphasized. In this regard, visiting Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix met with a cross section of women's representatives during his recent visit here. He also spent time with top women peacekeepers deployed to UNMISS to understand some of the challenges they face in executing the mission's mandate. Photo by Francesca Mold/UNMISS.

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The Under-Secretary-General for UN peace operations, Jean Pierre-Lacroix, wrapped up his four-day peace mission to South Sudan by assuring the citizens of the world's youngest nation full support from peacekeepers and humanitarians alike as they navigate the difficult road from war to peace. Photo by Francesca Mold/UNMISS.

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The Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, visits Malakal, Upper Nile, as part of his four-day peace mission to South Sudan. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS.

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Jean-Pierre Lacroix, chief of UN Peace Operations, and Nicholas Haysom, Head of UNMISS, have discussed security arrangements and the peace process with President Salva Kiir. Photos: Isaac Billy/UNMISS