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UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS, in partnership with administrators from Western Equatoria's prisons system, held a two-day workshop for prison officials on upholding human rights of inmates as well as gender sensitivity. The main aim: To ensure offenders can serve out their sentences in a humane environment as the first step towards their eventual reintegration as productive members of society. Photo by Phillip Mbugo/UNMISS.

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About 100 stakeholders attended a cattle migration conference in Cueibet County organized by UNMISS to address intercommunal conflicts in the area. Photos: James Mawien Manyuol/UNMISS

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When local chiefs met in Malakal to discuss how traditional and formal justice can work together, the question of female representation among local community leadership structures. Photos: Nyang Touch/UNMISS

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Disputes between farming communities in Magwi, Eastern Equatoria, and cattle herders have led to some 3,000 people reportedly being displaced last week. UNMISS is stepping up engagements with local, state and national authorities as well as working with humanitarian partners to reduce tensions and reestablish calm.