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Country Profile - South Sudan

OUR WORK IN SOUTH SUDAN

Between 2006 and 2016, Women for Women International – South Sudan served more than 15,000 women through our year-long programme.

The peace that came with South Sudan’s 2011 independence has been short-lived. Civil war erupted in 2013 and a fragile negotiated peace collapsed in 2016.

Photo: Charles Lomodong
Photo: Charles Lomodong

Recent upsurge in conflict

The recent upsurge in conflict swept through the area in which we were working, and in Autumn 2016, we had to halt our programmes. Based on advice and assessments from our security team, other stakeholders, and NGOs in the region, we have made the difficult decision to suspend our 12-month social and economic empowerment programme in South Sudan.

Photo: Tadej Znidarcic

Regina's STORY

"I will continue mobilising other women in the community in utilising the lessons I have learned, and I hope many more of them will be part of the training."

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