Gender Based Violence Response Services in Post Conflict Resettlement and Reintegration Settings: An Expository Analysis of Factors Hindering GBV Incident Reporting in Magwi County, Southern Sudan

6 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2010

Date Written: August 22, 2010

Abstract

The notoriety of gender based violence in conflict and post conflict settings cannot be over-emphasized. It’s devastating effects on women and the girl child is beyond comprehension, yet still, it is a reality that tends to be overlooked. Its effect is too often compromised by lukewarm observance of laws and policies in the name of culture. This paper is an expository analysis of gender based violence in Magwi County of Southern Sudan with a particular focus on factors hindering GBV incident reporting to both the health and legal facilities. This study is an exposition of some of the very missing tenets that facilitate development.

Keywords: Gender Violence, Reintegration, Resettlement

Suggested Citation

Murungu, Ronnie James K., Gender Based Violence Response Services in Post Conflict Resettlement and Reintegration Settings: An Expository Analysis of Factors Hindering GBV Incident Reporting in Magwi County, Southern Sudan (August 22, 2010). OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 31-36, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1663363

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