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Executive Summary of the Independent Special Investigation into the violence which occurred in Juba in 2016 and UNMISS response

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This executive summary presents the main findings from the Independent Special Investigation, mandated by the UN to examine two aspects of the outbreak of armed violence in Juba, in July 2016: violence against civilians, including sexual violence, within or in the vicinity of the UNMISS Headquarters, known as “UN House” and its two adjacent “protection…

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Small Arms and Armed Violence in Sudan and South Sudan: An Assessment of Empirical Research Undertaken since 2005

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The occasion of the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) project, which coincides with the tenth anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), offers the Small Arms Survey an important moment to take stock of its work in Sudan and South Sudan. This Synthesis Report is one of three…

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A Refuge in Flames: The February 17-18 Violence in Malakal POC

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This report examines how a United Nations base in Malakal, Upper Nile, in which around 47,000 displaced persons were sheltered, became the site of violence that left at least 30 people dead and much of the camp in ashes. The report describes how the violence unfolded, including the involvement of soldiers from the country’s military…

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Masculinity and Peacebuilding: A Policy and Programming Agenda

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This policy briefing summarises the key findings and recommendations of a longer research report, ‘Masculinities, conflict and peacebuilding: Perspectives on men through a gender lens’. Taken together, these publications aim to move forward discussions about integrating a masculinities perspective into peace-building policy and practice by surveying the current state of play and posing key questions about how peacebuilders can meaningfully challenge gender norms which create and perpetuate conflict and insecurity. Saferworld hopes that this briefing and the accompanying report will provide a useful opportunity for donors, policymakers, civil society organisations, and academics to consider the implications of current knowledge about masculinities and conflict for their work.

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Masculinity, Conflict and Peace Building: Perspective of Men Through a Gender Lens

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This report aims to advance discussions about integrating a masculinities perspective into peacebuilding policy and practice. It examines existing programmes that promote non-violent and gender equitable masculinities and poses key questions about how these can be further developed to challenge the gender norms which drive conflict and insecurity.

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Fighting for Spoils: Armed Insurgencies in Greater Upper Nile

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This Issue Brief reviews the root causes of the armed insurgencies led by George Athor, Peter Gadet, and other Southern commanders—all of whom have claimed to seek systemic changes to the Juba-based government or to overthrow it. It assesses the current approach of the SPLA and the government of the Republic of South Sudan (RoSS)…

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Democracy on Hold: Rights Violations in the April 2010 Sudan Elections

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Based on research that Human Rights Watch carried out in Khartoum and Southern Sudan, this report documents numerous human rights abuses perpetrated before, during, and after April’s elections (2010) by the two main partners in the Government of National Unity (GNU): the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), and the former southern rebel movement, the Sudan’s…

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Responding to Violence in Ikotos: Government and Local Efforts to Restore Order

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This report details the toll, causes and challenges of dealing with gun violence. It discusses the positive role played by churches and women in prompting positive change and it places gun control and disarmament at the center of reducing violence.  Download

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