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.
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
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.
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 >.
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