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12 December 2017

#16 days - No Safe Place: A Lifetime of Violence for Conflict-Affected Women and Girls in South Sudan

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  • VAWG themes: VAWG in Conflict and Humanitarian Crises
  • Country: South Sudan

What are the forms, trends and prevalence of different forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in South Sudan? What are the direct and indirect drivers of VAWG, and how are they influenced by the different conflicts that have taken place in South Sudan? Based on a household survey of 2244 women and 481 men, and in-depth Interviews with over 500 key stakeholders, survivors and community members, this presentation looks at the prevalence of sexual assaults by non-partners, and physical and sexual violence by intimate partners, and examines the extent to which these are influenced by experience of conflict. The presentation concludes with a series of recommendations to tackle the issues raised.

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