Stories


Gender Justice Served Against Sexual Assault at South Sudan’s GBV Court

“I had to do my part, I had to go to the police and report this crime.” A survivor recounts taking their case to South Sudan's GBV Court.  


#ChooseToChallenge: Jonglei Women Get Candid on Leadership and Participation in Decision Making Structures

In Jonglei State, women want their voices heard. Here's what they are saying.  


Tackling Misinformation for a #HateFreeSouthSudan During COVID-19

A growing network digitally savvy South Sudanese journalists, content creators, and experts are tackling hate speech and COVID-19 misinformation.  


Painting Juba Blue with Life-Saving Information

Awarded the Most Innovative/Transformative Peace-Making Program in 2020, the Blue Messenger Bicycle team is reaching communities with critical COVID-19 public health information.  


Police Community Relations Committees Help Build Trust and Improve Security in Aweil

Mathiang is now one of nine Police Community Relations Committee (PCRCs) operating in Aweil Town, where the community works in collaboration with local authorities to secure their neighborhoods.  


Righting Wrongs Through Dialogue: a Search for Reconciliation and Healing in Greater Pibor

GPAA’s Chief Administrator Joshua Konyi launched the Inter-communal Reconciliation and Healing Through Dialogue Initiative to promote harmony amongst communities.  


Building on Peace Structures to Improve Resilience in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

An ecosystem of peacemakers and peace builders are working in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State to rebuild broken relations and foster social cohesion.  


Community Seeking Sustainable Peace in Kolnyang

A new peace committee in Kolnyang is attempting to address recurrent conflict in one of the most polarized payams in South Sudan.  


Taking the Lead: Youth Mediation Drama in South Sudan

The scenario is not real, but the mediation skills are! Watch this drama youth group in action as they stage a dramatized conflict resolution session.  


Empowering GBV Survivors and Returnees for Inclusive Social Cohesion in Magwi

The group comprises of SGBV survivors and returnees trained in entrepreneurship development skills and starting their own businesses. Download and listen to their stories.  

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