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  • Unity calls for new girls' laws

    news UNMISS, 17 Oct 2013 (8 years ago )
    17 October 2013 - Recommending new laws to protect girls’ rights, Unity State Ministry of Education in collaboration with UNICEFcelebrated International Day of the Girl Child today in the capital Bentiu. Speaking during the event (traditionally celebrated on 11 October), state Education Technical...
  • Traditional chiefs trained in human rights in Malakal

    news UNMISS, 17 Oct 2013 (8 years ago )
    17 October 2013 - To boost awareness of human rights among customary leaders, UNMISS held a workshop in partnership with the Upper Nile government for 35 traditional chiefs today in the capital Malakal. The training, organized by the mission in collaboration with the state Ministry of Local Gover...
  • South Sudan: New refugees from Sudan in need of assistance

    news MSF, 11 Oct 2013 (8 years ago )
    Some 2,500 Sudanese from the troubled South Kordofan State have arrived in the towns of Kodok and Lelo, in Fashoda and Malakal counties in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state in need of humanitarian assistance. Many of the displaced are women and children. They have walked between five and 10 days, fl...
  • South Sudan - ACTED opens the first community radio station in Gendrassa Refugee Camp

    news ACTED, 01 Oct 2013 (8 years ago )
    Maban, South Sudan [ACTED News] – Radio Salaam, the first community radio in the Maban county refugee camps officially went on air on 16th September 2013. Radio Salaam is independently operated by a group of youth from refugee and host community trained by ACTED. The project aims to provide new skil...
  • From supermarkets to refugee camps, bar-codes speed up the process of distributing food

    news UNHCR, 02 Aug 2013 (8 years ago )
    YIDA, South Sudan July 21 (UNHCR) – Bar code technology more commonly seen in supermarkets is enabling the UN refugee agency to greatly improve the speed at which monthly rations of food and relief items are distributed to refugees living in camps in South Sudan.
  • New clashes between army and rebels in Sudan's main oil state

    news Reuters, 27 Jul 2013 (8 years ago )
    New clashes between the Sudanese army and rebels erupted on Saturday in the country's main oil-producing state of South Kordofan, bordering South Sudan, witnesses and rebels said. The violence is likely to worsen relations between the African neighbors, as Khartoum accuses Juba of supporting insurg...
  • SPLM-N proposes involving UNISFA in the children vaccination campaign

    news Sudan Tribune, 15 Jul 2013 (8 years ago )
    July 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) has proposed to involve the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in a vaccination campaign for children in the rebel controlled areas. Since last April UN children (UNICEF) and health (WHO) agencies seek to rea...
  • Sudan shuffles governors of Kordofan states including ICC suspect

    news Sudan Tribune, 13 Jul 2013 (8 years ago )
    July 12, 2013, (KHARTOUM) -The Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir has endorsed the final status of the three Kordofan states following reinstating West Kordofan state and issued decrees appointing new governors to them. National Congress Party candidate for governor, Ahmed Haroun, speaks to t...
  • There are more risks to us here

    news Danish Refugee Council, 09 Jul 2013 (8 years ago )
    Refugee women and girls are at high risk of sexual harassment when living in refugee camps. In South Sudan the Danish Refugee Council is raising awareness and fighting the problem through large scale campaigns, delivering training to refugees and other NGOs and providing assistance for the victims.
  • South Kordofan: 19.000 People Returning Home

    news Sudan Tribune, 08 Jul 2013 (8 years ago )
    June 5, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Some 19,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their areas of origin in South Kordofan, two months after being forced to flee their town and villages when the Sudanese rebels captured it last April. Citing the government controlled South Kordofan Volunt...