The Role of Women in the Nation and State Building Projects in South Sudan
8 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Date Written: May 10, 2013
This article reviews the mandated Affirmative Action embedded in the current Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan and discusses whether South Sudan has lived up to its constitutional requirement and the fulfillment of its Affirmative Action provision towards women. This article further argues that the new Republic in the South cannot achieve its political, economic, and social objectives without a successful integration of women into the nation and state building projects.
Keywords: Gender, South Sudan, The Role of Women, Nation and State Building, Violence, Democracy
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