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14 April 2021
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Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek... Read more

10 April 2021
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Population Estimation Survey launched: Gov’t, UN underscore importance for dev't planning, SDGs monitoring

Up-to-date and reliable national data on population is critical for evidence-based planning and decision-making that aim to bring progress and sustainable development in South Sudan, according to... Read more

26 January 2021
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21 years with fistula: Survivor wants young girls to learn from her experience

Juba, South Sudan – Married and pregnant as a teenager, losing three babies during childbirth and suffering from obstetric fistula for 21 years, Rose Konga may have learned her lesson the hard way... Read more

4 January 2021
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GBV survivor gets a reboot through women-friendly space

Kapoeta East, South Sudan – Beaten and thrown out of their house by her partner and having nothing for her own daily survival, 39-year-old Regina had given up on life until she discovered a place... Read more

17 September 2020
Press Release

New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the... Read more

9 September 2020
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Canada announces more funds for midwifery, GBV services in South Sudan during pandemic

The Government of Canada announced an additional 4.2 million Canadian dollars contribution to the United Nations Population Fund in South Sudan to... Read more

31 August 2020
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Youth helping youth during the pandemic

Shabab Le Shabab Health Alliance is mobilizing its members to reach out to young people and ensure that they continue to have access to sexual and... Read more

3 August 2020
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‘We need joint actions to end GBV’ – Vice President Garang

Juba, South Sudan – Vice President Rebecca Garang said various sectors have to act together to end gender-based violence, including harmful traditional practices, in South Sudan. At the launch of the... Read more

30 June 2020
Press Release

Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their... Read more

30 June 2020
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Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their... Read more

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