Security operations conducted by UN Police (UNPOL) in South Sudan around sites set up to protect civilians are helping to create more security for women according to a senior police officer.
Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”
The arrival of a UN regional force in South Sudan will enable the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, to free up additional peacekeepers to mount “more patrols along insecure roads,” the head of the Mission, David Shearer, has said.
South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict say they feel safer when those camps are searched for weapons and other prohibited items.
When the search is conducted by women, there’s a higher sense of trust, confidence and security.
South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict in the country say they feel safer when those camps are searched for weapons and other prohibited items.
Despite ebb in famine, conflict fuelling rise in hunger in South Sudan
Ceasefire urgently needed in South Sudan, says UN special envoy
South Sudan has not had much to laugh about over the last three-and-a-half years of brutal conflict but the UN mission, UNMISS, has been making an effort to put some smiles
The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has protested the arrest of a journalist working for the UN’s radio station in Juba.
“Serious human rights violations” are continuing in South Sudan and are more serious than previously thought according to a visiting UN Human Rights Commission.