South Sudan

South Sudan2018-12-11T16:49:31-04:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/865–S/2018/465) issued on 16 May 2018.

Photo: UNICEF, South Sudan, 2016

Fighting between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and its allies against the pro-Machar Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) continued and spread to the Greater Upper Nile region. Violations against children by all parties to the conflict increased. Owing to insecurity and access restrictions, many incidents could not be verified.

2017 Verified Figures

Incidents of Recruitment and Use
Children Killed
Girls were Victims of Sexual Violence
Incidents of Humanitarian Access

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