Policy brief: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Unity State, South Sudan
Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan
24-03-2016This policy brief is produced in cooperation between University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. It examines sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Unity State, South Sudan, and offers a number of policy options to help reduce the use of SGBV as a weapon of war in South Sudan. The study contains background information on the protection of civilians (POC) site that the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) established in the state capital of Bentiu in 2014, presents survey findings on the incidence of SGBV in Unity State and the choices that households in Bentiu POC make when confronted with SGBV.