Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : Official National Statistics Not Available

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :51.5 % (1)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

South Sudan Search Data

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Training Manual on the Investigation and Prosecution of Cases related to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

South Sudan | 2017

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Labour Act 2017

South Sudan | 2017

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Policy on the Protection and Care of Children without Appropriate Parental Care

South Sudan | 2017

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Standard Operating Procedures for Gender Based Violence Prevention Protection and Response in South Sudan

South Sudan | 2014

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Joint Communiqué with the UN Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

South Sudan | 2014

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


National Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325

South Sudan | 2013

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Gender Policy

South Sudan | 2012

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 11 of the Transitional Constitution

South Sudan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 15 of The Transitional Constitution (Right to Found a Family)

South Sudan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 40 of the Transitional Constitution

South Sudan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2021, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.