This project is implemented in Magwi county in Eastern Equatoria state with financial support from the Mama Cash Foundation in the Netherlands and Cordaid. It covers the payams of Magwi, Obbo, Nimule, Pageri and Mugali, and it is worth 165,000 EURO, excluding organization and community contributions.
The main activities of the project are providing legal aid and counseling services to victims of sexual and gender based violence, sensitization workshops for community leaders, law enforcers and local government leaders on the provisions of selected statutory laws on issues related to the welfare and protection of women and girls, facilitating community dialogues on the challenges faced by victims of sexual and gender based violence in accessing justice in the local courts, mediating family conflicts, facilitate communities to develop joint mechanisms to address incidences of sexual and gender based violence, train women human rights activists and/or social mobilizers and conduct periodic research on sexual and gender based violence.
This project is in the 3rd year running and covers the Tonj East county in Warrap state and Magwi county in Eastern Equatoria state. It is worth 173,000 USD, funded by Pact in South Sudan.
The main activities of the project are training of community paralegals; establishment of legal aid clinic and provision of legal aid; establishment of police GBV desks and family courts; training of community leaders on community policing; monitoring human rights violation at police detention centers; community awareness campaigns on human rights, justice, security and gender issues; and follow-up of cases in the local courts.
This is a national project based in Juba, the capital city of south Sudan. The main activities are development of ICE materials on the Maputo protocol; CSOs consultative meetings on the best strategy to engage and lobby the government on the need for the ratification of the protocol; joint-stake holder’s national dialogue on the protocol; consultative meeting with key government leaders on the protocol and press conference on the protocol. This project is supported by the Solidarity of African Women’s Rights (SOAWR), which has a secretariat at Equality Now in Nairobi and Dan Church Aid.
This project is implemented among the IDPs in Nimule, with support from War Child Holland in South Sudan. The key activities are community sensitization on the human rights of children and protection; identification, registration and re-union of unaccompanied minors; provision of psychosocial support services to IPD children; training of IDP volunteers and project staff on child rights and protection issues.
Through January to August 2013, STEWARDWOMEN implemented a project entitled “strengthening capacity to mitigate conflicts in Tonj East county in Warrap state with funding from Pact Sudan. This project was worth 74,500 USD. Between June 2012 and June 2013, STEWARDWOMEN also implemented the first phase of a project entitled “promoting sustainable access to justice for vulnerable women and girls in the Madi corridor of Magwi county in Eastern Equatoria state with funding from MamaCash. This project was worth 35,000 EURO.
Between 2010 and 2011, STEWARDWOMEN also sensitized community leaders in Magwi county on the need for peaceful referendum. She also carried out voter education among women. The organization also implemented a project entitled “women empowerment for peace” in Magwi county, the same year. These activities were supported by Education Access Africa. It was worth 75,000 USD.
In 2009, STEWARDWOMEN organized peace meetings between the Madi, Acholi and Dinka tribes in Nimule in an attempt to address the problem of insecurity in the area. These meetings were funded by HURINET. It was worth 29,000 USD.