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Report on situation of women in southern Sudan

Zaina Karemera

Report on situation of women in southern Sudan

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Published by UNICEF, Operation Lifeline Sudan, Southern Sector in [Nairobi, Kenya?] .
Written in English

  • Sudan,
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Sudan -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Sudan.,
    • Women and war -- Sudan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementZaina Karemera.
      LC ClassificationsHQ1793.5 .K37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 leaves ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL654453M
      LC Control Number96981650

      South Sudan received a slightly higher rating but it was also rated as "not free". In the report of data, Sudan ranks st out of countries on the Human Development Index (HDI). Sudan also is one of very few countries that are not a signatory on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). websites use HTTPS. A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

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Report on situation of women in southern Sudan by Zaina Karemera Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this paper this issue is explored in relation to the situation of the transhumant pastoralist' Nuer women of southern Sudan. Like other rural women of poor countries in Africa, Nuer women have had their labor rendered virtually invisible in economic analyses.

Report on Situation of Women in Southern Sudan, May Edition Document PDF ( MB). "As in many post-conflict countries, the roles played by women during Sudan's long-lasting liberation struggle continue to go unrecognised.

Thousands of women joined the southern liberation struggle in response to a political situation that affected whole communities, leaving the comfort and security of their homes not just to accompany their husbands but to fight for freedom, democracy Reviews: 1.

Women’s low status and child marriages cause the high Maternal Mortality Rate in South Sudan, which is one of the highest in the world. Moreover, a lack of medical personnel and facilities, and gender-based discrimination limit women’s access to medical treatment.

Gender-based violence is a serious issue in South Sudan. SUMMARY For three days, women from across Sudan’s diversity came together for a Convening to discuss the variety of ways women have fought for their rights over the past 50 years, culminating in.

Southern Sudan. The vulnerable situation of women warrants special attention. There have been initiatives undertaken by UNIFEM, UNFPA, UNMIS, UNHCR and UNDP in Southern Sudan to explore and address GBV.

For instance, a workshop was conducted on Gender Justice inbrought. Women in South Sudan lack professional role models With all these odds against women, it is not surprising that there is a crisis of representation.

A local NGO recently recruited a number of teachers to be trained to teach English. The application process involved an English language level test. The security situation and humanitarian access remained relatively stable duringand the well as a child welfare policy for southern Sudan.

More t women, children and other stakeholders were consulted on the consolidated donor report southern sudan Report includes recalculated HDIs from to using consistent series of data. South Sudan’s HDI value and rank South Sudan’s HDI value for is — which put Report on situation of women in southern Sudan book country in the low human development category—positioning it at out of countries and territories.

The UN and the African Union have jointly commanded a Darfur peacekeeping operation (UNAMID) sincebut are slowly drawing down as the situation in Darfur becomes more stable. Sudan also has faced refugee influxes from neighboring countries, primarily Ethiopia, Eritrea, Chad, Central African Republic, and South Sudan.

South Sudan in brief The United Nations in South Sudan Outcome 1. Enhancing the resilience of communities economies; and to improve the status of women and youth. This book contains stories, voices and images that stabilize the situation in South Sudan and.

The new civil war in South Sudan began in December It soon proved to be a disaster for the population, a threat to the integrity of the world’s youngest state and an embarrassment and.

Conflict in South Sudan and the Challenges Ahead Congressional Research Service 1 Background South Sudan emerged in as the world’s newest country, and one of its least developed.

After almost 40 years of war between the Sudan government and southern insurgents, southern Sudanese voted in a January referendum to secede from Sudan.

page note 1 Republic of the Sudan, The Population Census: administrative report for the Southern Sudan (Juba, ), pp. 1– page note 1 The total fertility rate may be interpreted as the number of births a woman would have in her reproductive life if she exactly paralleled the current fertility of women in her own and other.

Dr. Edward carried out research work among Southern Sudanese refugees and internally displaced persons in Egypt, Uganda and Southern Sudan.

She is the author of Sudanese Women Refugees: Transformations and Future Imaginings,and several book chapters and articles. Download Full Report (1 MB) Return to Publications. in to per cent in (Southern Sudan Household Survey). A higher number of un-immunized children has increased the risk for the outbreak of vaccine-preventable diseases, particularly measles and wild polio.

South Sudan also has one of the worst rates of maternal mortality in the world (2, out oflive births). Importantly, women have made some significant political gains as a result of independence. The Transitional Constitution of South Sudan, ratified informally recognizes women's rights and gender equality, including the principles of equal pay for equal work, the right to own property, and equal participation in public life.

The Government of South Sudan relies on oil for the vast majority of its budget revenues, although oil production has fallen sharply since independence.

South Sudan is one of the most oil-dependent countries in the world, with 98% of the government’s annual operating budget and 80% of its gross domestic product (GDP) derived from oil. South Sudan holds one of the richest agricultural areas in Africa, with fertile soils and abundant water supplies.

Currently the region supports million head of cattle. At independence inSouth Sudan produced nearly three-fourths of former Sudan's total oil output of nearly a half million barrels per day.

Abstract The state of farming hand tools adopted by women farmers in Terekaka, Southern Sudan was explored during May and June Field data was collected using questionnaires in face to face interviews and group discussions with women farmers in.

women in South Sudan, making reference to prior status as provided in the first study with exlusion of MMR which will be done seperately The Survey is a periodical study meant to This is the first report ever produced on the situation of children and women in the independent country.

g) Present a comprehensive written report on the overall situation South Sudan to the African Union Peace and Security Council within a period of three (3) months from the commencement of its. Humanitarian efforts have helped prevent widespread starvation, but the situation in South Sudan is desperate again and the number of people facing hunger remains at record levels.

After famine ravaged parts of South Sudan inpeople are still at risk of dying of hunger. Analysis - On Friday 27 Novemberthe Southern African Development Community (SADC) hosted an Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit in Gaborone, Botswana.

According to the SADC press release. Food security remains a tremendous challenge in South Sudan, where only 4 per cent of arable land is cultivated, and most food and other commodities are imported. While the ‘post-conflict’ food situation has always been precarious, it has worsened since Maywhen Sudan imposed an unofficial blockade on South Sudan, shutting.

The conference was designed to include women's voices in bringing peace to Darfur, and in efforts to rebuild Southern Sudan – itself the scene of a separate civil war that ended last year. the six years interim period, the people of southern Sudan overwhelmingly voted for Independence, leading to the secession of Southern Sudan and the birth of the Republic of South Sudan on 9 July As an administrative unit, Unity was created following the reorganisation of Sudan’s internal boundaries in Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS).3 Also the number of women entrepreneurs increased.

Additionally, women’s and gender issues took center stage and became crucial to any discussion, decisions, and policies of the government and civil society organizations.

The total number of South Sudanese refugees has now passed 2 million, it is the largest refugee crisis in Africa, and the third largest in the world, after Syria and Afghanistan.

Sadly, 63 percent of South Sudanese refugees are under the age of The majority of those fleeing South Sudan are women. Southern Sudan is an area comprised of the country’s ten southernmost states, a region bordering Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic.

The Sudan (/ s uː ˈ d ɑː n /; Arabic: السودان ‎ as-Sūdān) or North Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan (Arabic: جمهورية السودان ‎ Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast is bordered by Egypt to the north, Libya to the northwest, Chad to the west, the Central African Republic to the southwest, South Sudan to the south, Ethiopia to the.

Report Outline 9 2. History: The Political Economy of Resistance 10 efforts aimed at dealing with the complex geopolitical and socio-economic situation of the country, including the formulation of a comprehensive operational strategy for South Sudan.

Southern Sudan’s Agriculture and Rural Development sectors, and interaction with the. The War in Darfur, also nicknamed the Land Cruiser War, is a major armed conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan that began in February when the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebel groups began fighting the government of Sudan, which they accused of oppressing Darfur's non-Arab population.

The government responded to attacks by carrying out a. The announcement that the UN World Food Programme () has won the Nobel Peace Prize is being described as an “amazing day” for its workers in the field, who put their lives on the line to help at-risk ’s the message from Matthew Hollingdale, head of the agency’s South Sudan.

().4 South Sudan’s HIV prevalence is estimated at % and levels of AIDS awareness appear alarmingly low (less than half of women have heard of the disease).5 7. Education levels in South Sudan are extremely low.

Three out of four household heads have completed no formal education. Only 27% of. Women in Southern Sudan experience one of the poorest quality of life indicators in the world and have suffered disproportionally from the effects of armed conflict.

When it comes to countering armed violence and illicit arms ownership, women in Southern Su‐ dan are often disempowered to act. South Sudan's legal marriage age is 18, but 52 percent percent of the country's girls are married before then, according to UNICEF's report.

Human rights activists have mobilized around the. As was mentioned in a previous report in relation to the situation in the Nuba Mountains, "PDF and army units are given orders to collect civilians ­ mainly women, children and elderly men ­ and to take them to the Government of the Sudan­controlled peace villages" after fighting has taken place and SPLA units have been forced to leave a.

SOUTH SUDAN The situation of Dinka agro-pastoralist communities in Lakes and Warrap States which is why this report focuses on Dinka culture.

In South Sudan, widespread euphoria following independence in July has given way to In the highly patriarchal society of South Sudan, women are particularly disadvantaged.

Women. Republic of Sudan and the new Republic of South Sudan—or North and South Sudan, for clarity—the two countries were again in a state of war. Years of international efforts to bring an end to decades of conflict by helping to negotiate the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of and the later.

People living with disabilities or chronic diseases, elderly, pregnant and lactating women also need specific services that are now compromised by the destruction of facilities and reduced services. Overall, the torrential rains and flooding add to an already fragile humanitarian situation in Sudan, where nearly 10 million people need assistance.New Report Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Disaster in South Sudan.

CARE urges global community to act now to help nearly 7 million at riskJuba, South Sudan — A new report on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan warns that the safety and food security of nearly 7 million people will deteriorate rapidly without a swift, international response.In addition to The Sudan, the Republic of South Sudan shares borders with Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Suffice to say, the region is a hotbed of violent conflict, which contributes to the instability within South Sudan. The territory that today constitutes South Sudan is.