South Sudan

Posted by in News on May 20, 2015

South Sudan: Unicef Warns Women and Children Being Victimized ‘With Frightening Regularity’

South Sudan: Almost two years since the eruption of the conflict in South Sudan, the situation continues to deteriorate with women…

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Posted by in News on February 23, 2015

The voice of South Sudan’s women must be heard to give peace a chance

South Sudan: I recently travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of the African Union to talk about peace…

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Posted by in News on February 2, 2015

AU Report Into Sexual Violence in South Sudan: Vital to Stop Women’s Bodies Being Used in War

South Sudan: As the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, I visited South Sudan in May 2012, less than…

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Posted by in News on September 16, 2014

Women in South Sudan: ‘They attack us at toilets or where we collect water’

Julie Francis’s self-imposed curfew starts when the sun sets. The widowed mother of four has been living at the UN…

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Posted by in News on September 8, 2014

Why have women been excluded from peace-building in Sudan?

Why have women been excluded from peace-building in Sudan? The 22-year-conflict in Sudan, which consumed so much of the country’s…

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Posted by in News on June 27, 2014

Closure of Salmmah Women’s Resource Centre in Sudan

On 24 June 2014 the director of Salmmah Women’s Resource Center, Ms. Fahima Hashim was presented with a decree signed…

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Posted by in Gender Equity on June 3, 2014

South Sudan: Women Needed to Kickstart Peace Process, Conference Told

With South Sudan’s peace process floundering, members of the diaspora and their American supporters have come up with a possible…

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Posted by in Gender and Education, Gender Equity, News on March 17, 2014

Girls, not guns: The promise of progress for South Sudan

During the first year of independence for the world’s newest nation, women of South Sudan united to amplify their voices…

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