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Displaced women arrive at Pibor town after fleeing intercommunal violence in Verteth. Photo by Dominic Kango
Juba, South Sudan, May 21, 2021 - Oxfam in South Sudan voices its concerns over the recent inter-communal violence reported in Greater Pibor Administrative (GPAA) that is causing heightened tensions and displacements of vulnerable populations and restriction on the movement of humanitarian workers...
Oxfam security focal point in Pibor warning the driver and staff about the dangerous road and insecurity ahead of the distribution centre.  Photo: Dominic Kango Oxfam
Reacting to the increasing threats and incidents of aggression against aid workers across South Sudan, Juliet Moriku Balikowa, Oxfam South Sudan Deputy Country Director said: “As Oxfam, we are concerned particularly as we celebrate International Labor Day that aid workers continue to be targeted,...
Young school girl helps her mother fetch water  during lock-down in Lankien. Photo by Dominic Kango
As we celebrate the women in our lives, the women in South Sudan have done so much that they really need to be celebrated. They are the architect of the current Revitalised Peace Agreement that shows a roadmap to reform in South Sudan. Oxfam in line with the global theme #choose to challenge...
Women collecting food at the food drop zone in Lankien, South Sudan. Photo by Dominic Kango/Oxfam
Women collecting food at the food drop zone in Lankien, South Sudan. Photo by Dominic Kango/Oxfam As the world celebrates the International Day of Peace today, Oxfam reiterates commitment to support the people of South Sudan to achieve peace and prosperity in their lifetime. South Sudan has been...
The humanitarian community has lost a true hero Alex 3.jpg Alex Lokwe Morjan, 43, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2020, in Lankien, Jonglei state after a short illness. At the time of his death, Alex was Oxfam’s Food Distribution Team Leader, based in the Lankien office, supporting a project...
Photo by Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
We welcome the appointment of eight state governors after delay, negotiations and eventually compromise by the parties to the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. These long-awaited appointments are an important step towards implementing the peace agreement and steering the country towards peace...
Following the gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl in Juba, South Sudan, young women activists took to the streets to protest and to demand justice. They marched (while physically distancing, wearing facial masks and hand gloves) and carried placards and posters with messages and strong quotes against...
#BorntoLead is campaign driven by a coalition of South Sudanese women’s rights organisations. For more information about the campaign contact: borntoleadssd@gmail.com
The Global Compact on Refugees, signed by the international community in December 2018, provided that a Global Refugee Forum should be convened every four years. In December 2019, the first ever Global Refugee Forum took place in Geneva, Switzerland. During the Forum, states and other actors...
South Sudan is a country filled with real-life stories of women and girls who hope, who dream, who fight to change the world around them – but often, these stories are not told. The Girl Who Fought for Freedom and Other Stories of Courage is one of the many efforts to bring to the surface these...

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