Building the financial independence of adolescent girls and young women through DREAMS
December 7, 2022
Joy is an 18-year-old mother living in Juba City, South Sudan. When she was 12 years old, she was sent to live with her uncle after being kicked out of her father’s home. Her uncle then married her...
Ensuring adolescent girls and young women in South Sudan are heard: The story of a social worker
March 30, 2022
In South Sudan, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are often marginalized and prevented from participating in things that matter to them as a result of the country’s entrenched and dominant...
Integrated solutions to advancing gender equality and reducing HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
March 18, 2022
During International Women’s Month, and every month, we are reminded of the importance of women’s empowerment and gender equality in fostering human development. Access to quality and inclusive...
Leveraging digital technology to build a healthier future for adolescent girls and young women
October 8, 2021
In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, the ACHIEVE consortium is excited to join the global community in recognizing the work that is being done to advance gender equality and...
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.
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.