Saturday 9 March 2013 March 8, 2013 (BOR) - Hundreds South Sudanese citizens and political leaders converged on Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, where speakers called for early marriage and violence against (...)
Monday 20 May 2013 May 18, 2013 (JUBA) - Authorities in the Lakes state capital, Rumbek, have arrested an underage girl who threw her newborn baby into a latrine after falling pregnant outside of wedlock.
The girl, who managed to hide her pregnancy from (...)
Monday 22 April 2013 By Beny Gideon Mabor
April 22, 2013 - This policy brief tries to underline the importance of women in our society and in particular their role in the journey of nation building whether in the government or outside. Yet, there are many (...)
Friday 22 February 2013 February 20, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - More than 30 Sudanese women detained arbitrarily in El-Obeid without access to a lawyer since 12 November 2012, are being denied adequate medical care and the lives of several of the women may be at risk, (...)
Friday 1 March 2013 February 28, 2013 (RUMBEK) – The newly appointed governor of South Sudan’s Lakes state, Matur Chut Dhuol has banned the sale of alcohol; a move that will deprive citizens, mostly women of their daily income source.
A woman selling (...)
Monday 29 April 2013 April 28, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Eritrean women fleeing their country’s oppressive regime are increasingly finding themselves the repeat victim of abuse, exploitation and violence once outside their homeland, a new report by a women’s rights (...)
Wednesday 1 May 2013 April 30, 2013 (JUBA) - Kajo Keji County commissioner, Ben Yengi, is reported to have ignored an order from the Central Equatoria government and gone ahead with his marriage to a school girl who is reported to be under the legal age. (...)
Monday 11 February 2013 By Princeton Lyman
February 11, 2013 - When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on September 27 in Addis Ababa, they signaled their governments’ commitment to peace and (...)
Friday 8 February 2013 February 6, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A 14-year-old girl was raped and killed in Wulu county of Lakes State early Wednesday morning by an unknown group of men, the county commissioner, Ezekiel Thiang Mangar, has reported.
South Sudan’s security (...)
Friday 18 May 2012 May 17, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A court in the Sudanese capital Khartoum has sentenced an unidentified woman to be executed by stoning for committing the “crime of fornication” under Islamic Shariah laws, local newspapers reported on Wednesday. (...)
Africa and the ICC: a dynamic relationship2013-05-24 09:19:39 By Tiina Intelmann
May 23, 2013 - The relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is remarkable in its history, and dynamic.
Africa and the ICC share the fundamental (...)
At the Mercy of the Sky, South Sudanese professionals2013-05-23 08:02:35 By Suzanne Jambo
May 22, 2013 - "I have nothing to hide and I walk away with my head high. There was absolutely no board meeting to discuss my issue. The reason given were unilateral spending (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)