Country South Sudan
Year 2017
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare developed a National Policy on the Protection and Care of Children without appropriate Parental Care in 2017. This policy addresses among several other issues and challenges, the vulnerability of children to trafficking and sexual exploitation by seeking to promote the protection of children. Through this policy, the Ministry of Gender seeks to work to ensure that anti-trafficking laws do not have negative effects and impacts on children on the move.

Source of Information

South Sudan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.86

For more information: Guidelines on Alternative Care Provision for Vulnerable Children in South Sudan