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Assembling land control after displacement: some reflections from rural Southern Sudan

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This article recounts how, in the years prior to independence in 2011, returnees successfully assembled land for inhabitation and productive use through autochthonous modes of governance, legitimation and inscription. Link to publication

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Back to turmoil: Refugee and IDP return to and within South Sudan 

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This document investigates the challenges South Sudanese returnees and displaced persons face from their own perspective. Building on field research in the autumn and winter of 2015, it analyses the patterns of return and coping strategies of returnees, as well as any assistance that aid agencies can provide. Download

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“Our Hearts Have Gone Dark” The Mental Health Impact of South Sudan’s Conflict

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This report describes the serious mental health impact of South Sudan’s conflict in order to highlight the urgency for more attention, and resources, to improve the availability, accessibility, and quality of mental health services in the country. It is based on interviews with 161 internally displaced South Sudanese and with government and UN officials, donors,…

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Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

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This brief synthesizes voices of internally displaced persons seeking protection at United Nations peacekeeping operation bases in Juba, South Sudan. In early August 2014, the Stimson Center conducted seven focus groups with people living in two protection of civilians (POC) sites inside UN bases in Juba. The purpose of these focus groups was to understand…

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Unrealistic Expectations: Current Challenges to Reintegration in Southern Sudan

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This report takes a critical look at the first, ongoing phase of the DDR process in Southern Sudan, and specifically at the reintegration component. It also looks at the feasibility of social and economic reintegration, considering both the socio-economic context and the specific social composition of the first group of ex-combatants to be reintegrated. Download

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Displaced Persons’ Perceptions of Human Rights in Southern Sudan

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This article from 2009 describes an ethnographic research study on IDPs’ perceptions of Human Rights conducted in Southern Sudan. The specific aim of the research was to gather local voices and deepen understanding about the social context that influences gender relationships prior to planning community initiatives that address violence against women and advance women’s health…

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Total Returns to South Sudan Post CPA to June 2008

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This report (2009) presents the findings from the IOM tracking of spontaneous returns programme, which gathered information such as return numbers, basic demographic information (sex, age) and special needs/vulnerabilities of IDPs and refugees who have spontaneously returned to Southern Sudan and Southern Kordofan. Download

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Sudanese Migrants in the Khartoum Area: Fighting for Educational Space

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This article examines the situation of the internally displaced persons from Southern Sudan living in and around the capital and their experience with the dominant Islamic discourse, and particularly the educational discourse of the ruling National Congress (NC). Link to publication

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