Tag: South Sudan

  • 4 Years in South Sudan Leads to Safer Environment for Journalists

    Beginning in February of 2016, JHR implemented the project “Strengthening Media in South Sudan” funded by Global Affairs Canada. The project aimed to enhance public accountability in South Sudan on human rights and good governance issues through working with journalists, media outlets and organizations, civil society organizations and government representatives. Over the course of the

  • International Day of the Girl – Changing Policy to Keep Girls in School

    Juba Monitor reporter Jale Richard’s effort to raise concerns about problems in the distribution of a cash transfer meant to keep girls in school resulted in direct policy change – months after the first story broke. The story began when two people arrived in the Juba Monitor newsroom to tell their story about the distribution

  • Community Organization Calls for a Balanced Approach over Covid-19 Pandemic in South Sudan

    (JHR trained journalist John Agok of Agamlong NewsPaper) The government should not spend all money on Covid19 measures while neglecting other priorities such as other urgent medical attention, relief services for people cut off and those participating in essential agricultural activities. “The government’s failure to provide clean drinking water, food security, and health services to

  • Watch: Webinar on the Impact of Covid 19 in South Sudan

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  • Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support During Covid Times

    As the coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry, and concern in the population at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers, and people with underlying health conditions. In South Sudan, the general public is having a similar experience. The

  • South Sudanese Journalists Report on Covid-19

    South Sudanese journalists have produced many Covid-19 related stories, providing the population with accurate information, through radio, and in print.  A number of radio shows have also highlighted the impact of the pandemic on human rights, the impact on women and girls, and on mental health.  Radio talk show host and Eye Radio journalist Okot

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