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‘I have seen the light’: With Pact’s help, a Ugandan fighter puts down his weapons

November 8, 2016
Now a member of the Kaabong Peace Ambassadors, a Pact support group for reformed warriors, Peter Acia is remaking a life of peace and productivity.
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Helping vulnerable people exercise their voice, access their rights

December 10, 2015
"Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always." That’s the theme for this year’s Human Rights Day. At Pact, we believe all individuals are entitled to fair treatment under the law and protection from harm. That’...

Justice for all: Access to justice in South Sudan

October 29, 2015
As the world’s newest country, access to justice is a critical part of building peace, stability and the rule of law and providing vital assistance to South Sudan’s most vulnerable groups.

For one mother in South Sudan, a women’s coffee group was a lifesaver

October 14, 2015
When Queen Akongo was imprisoned for defending herself against a male attacker, a Pact legal aid clinic and friends she made through a Pact women’s coffee group came to her aid.

In South Sudan, building peace by strengthening local organizations

June 19, 2015
By growing the capacity of local organizations that are working for peace and stability, Pact is making a lasting difference in the world’s newest country.
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Pact project manager named 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow

June 1, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C., USA | March 18, 2015 – Pact is pleased to announce the appointment of two new executive officers. Christian Loucq joins Pact as chief strategy and global engagement officer, and...

For South Sudanese displaced by war, a peacemaker always ready to help

May 28, 2015
In one of the most challenging corners of the world, Pact staffer Gatwech Chotlith does what’s needed to help residents of a civilian protection camp.
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Hope in a forgotten crisis

August 19, 2014
Three years ago, millions of people in southern Sudan celebrated as their resounding vote for full independence from Sudan became reality. Since December 2013, South Sudan has been seized by conflict...

A first look at access to justice in South Sudan

October 29, 2013
For the first time, Pact and the South Sudan Law Society were able to provide a clear, in-depth picture of access to justice in South Sudan.

South Sudan's independence: two years later

July 9, 2013
Today, South Sudanese around the world celebrate another day of their independence after decades of war and struggle.

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