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In an innovative workshop facilitated by UNMISS, jointly supported by government partners, community leaders and women's representatives from all 10 counties in Western Equatoria, South Sudan, met to enhance their knowledge of customary and formal justice systems as a way to promote peace among communities. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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A unique workshop held by UNMISS in Mayom county, Unity state, sought to build collective will among community members to encourage those displaced by past conflicts to return to their original homes. Photo by Jacob Ruai/UNMISS.

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In Malakal, local women's representatives make a strong case for enforcement of the 35 per cent women's representation in governance, decision-making and leadership roles, during a discussion held on the margins of International Women's Day. Photo by Samson Liberty/UNMISS

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In Northern Bahr El Ghazal, at a recent forum held on the margins of this week’s International Women’s Day, women have called for stronger laws against perpetrators of sexually motivated violence as well as underaged or forced marriages. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.