Violent conflict across Africa and its disproportionate impact on young
women and girls shines a light on their usual marginalization and vulnerabilities, often exacerbated during times of instability.
In a bid to understand and respond to young women’s specific experiences of conflict across Africa’s hotspots, UNSCR 2242 invited actors to track the gender focus of aid contributions and urges the redoubling of efforts to integrate women’s needs and gender perspectives in all work in order to address deficits. As such, Isis-WICCE sought to capture the experiences of South Sudanese refugee young women and girls living in Uganda while assessing the extent to which their gender-specific needs are addressed.
This is document contains ;
- experiences of South Sudanese refugee girls and young women in Uganda,
- the recommendations intended to inform policy and programming in humanitarian settings and serve as the basis for provision of urgent assistance based on identified need.
- South Sudanese refugee girls’ experiences of war
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