Gender Inequality, An Examination Of Law And Practice In South Sudan

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ABSTRACT

This study "Gender Inequality, an examination of law and practice in South Sudan" was carried

out in the three states of South Sudan, that is Lakes State, Central and Eastern Equatorial States

with the aim of examining all circumstances which rise to gender inequality by considering

loopholes and ineffectiveness of the law to provide maximum protection to women, the study

analyzed the various cultures of South Sudan and how they are inconsistent with the legal system

of South Sudan as far as equality and protection of women's rights is concerned and the research

reviewed literature for various scholars, international conventions and treaties and as well

regional and national legal instruments that guaranteed equal rights to both men and women and

those which provide for protection and promotion of women's rights.

Gender inequality is very common in families of South Sudan in front and behind the rails,

despite the legal measures and steps taken and this has brought a concerned putting in mind the

facts that women had the same ability with men to equally participate in all aspects of life like

men, they are important actors in social development and play important role in poverty

eradication, good governance and governmental management, national building among others.

The study recommends law reforms in South Sudan, ratification and accession of international

conventions and treaties that guarantee women rights and equality for all

Codification of South Sudan customary laws, transforming the role and concept of bride prizes

and marriages, gender sensitive judicial system, clear and strong policies to encourage women

participation in public life, policies on property ownership and inheritance, creation Of gender

desks in police stations throughout South Sudan, advocacy through media, seminars and states or regional conferences on equality of both men and women and that women deserve to be accorded equal dignity with men and a need for access to justice programmes and legal aid in which women who became victims of violence, discrimination and injustice shall be saved and become the beneficiaries of the program.

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APA

MABOR, J (2021). Gender Inequality, An Examination Of Law And Practice In South Sudan. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/gender-inequality-an-examination-of-law-and-practice-in-south-sudan

MLA 8th

MABOR, JOHN "Gender Inequality, An Examination Of Law And Practice In South Sudan" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/gender-inequality-an-examination-of-law-and-practice-in-south-sudan. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

MABOR, JOHN . "Gender Inequality, An Examination Of Law And Practice In South Sudan". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/gender-inequality-an-examination-of-law-and-practice-in-south-sudan >.

Chicago

MABOR, JOHN . "Gender Inequality, An Examination Of Law And Practice In South Sudan" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/gender-inequality-an-examination-of-law-and-practice-in-south-sudan