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Taking gender-based violence prevention, response services closer to the most vulnerable

South Sudan has high prevalence cases of gender-based violence according to findings of a nationwide prevalence survey. The alarming level of GBV is due to several causes such as prolonged and escalating conflicts coupled with negative social/cultural norms. Exposure of young people especially girls to GBV, comes with negative consequences[Read More…]

Invest in Women, Invest in South Sudan’s Future: A Banker’s Perspective

By Lorna Mwangi   As we commemorate International Women’s Month, it’s an opportune time to shine a spotlight on the extraordinary women of South Sudan, particularly those who are driving our economic progress as entrepreneurs. Globally, women entrepreneurs face formidable challenges, contributing only 37% of the global GDP despite comprising[Read More…]

END GRAVE VIOLATIONS OF SCHOOLCHILDREN IN NIGERIA

Kigali/Halifax, 11 March 2024 – The Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace, and Security is deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation in northern Nigeria and condemns in the strongest terms the kidnapping of 287 students from a government school in Kaduna state on Thursday. This is the third incident of[Read More…]

The Importance of Rt. Hon. Jemma Nunu Kumba’s Call on Parliament and Executive to Reach Consensus on the Process to Hold Elections on Time

By Akot Marial, Juba South Sudan   Speaking to Members of the National Legislative Assembly on Monday, January 16, 2024, Rt. Hon. Jemma Nunu Kumba raised critical concerns about the status of the Transitional Process in the country and made a clarion call on the Members of Parliament to engage[Read More…]

Response to disgruntled and addled MP Nhomngek’s derisive letter against speaker Jemma Nunu’s Honorary PhD

By Victor Dodo   It was on 11th November 2023, when   National Legislative Assembly Speaker Rt. Hon. Dr. Jemma Nunu Kumba received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree from Weldios University- Benin for her Excellence in Public Service and Charitable Work. The Honorary PhD was conferred on the distinguished and[Read More…]