Awiel Jedid, a suburb in Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal, was severely affected when civil war erupted in South Sudan.
By escorting internally displaced persons who are walking long distances to fetch indispensable water for their households, UN peacekeepers have managed to greatly reduce incidents of violence against the women who typically carry out
Women and girls suffered huge harm during the civil war in South Sudan. Many were killed or injured. They lost their children and husbands, their homes, and access to education and jobs.
As he departed the country, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations promised the people of South Sudan the full support of peacekeepers and humanitarians as they make the difficult journey from war to peace.
As South Sudan makes the long journey from winning independence a decade ago through a long and brutal war to rebuilding its economy and democracy, people across the country are beginning an important debate about a new permanent constitution.
When more than a hundred politicians and civil society representatives in Malakal got together to ponder how to consolidate peace and promote development in Upper Nile State, there was a strong call for accountability, good governance and the reliable