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South Sudan Protection Trends, October - December 2016


This is the ninth Protection Trends report prepared by the South Sudan Protection Cluster (PC) in close collaboration with Child Protection, Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and Land Mines and Explosive Remnants of War sub-clusters, and other protection actors.1 The report provides an overview of the protection situation reported and observed in the last quarter of 2016 and includes some information obtained in January 2017 to make this report more current.2 Information is gathered from partners in regional Protection Cluster meetings and PC actors’ missions to field locations. A description of the main conflict displacement areas and specific sections on the threats against children, gender-based violence, and landmines and explosive remnants of war and some identified protection issues that impact on the protection of civilians is also included. Recommendations for the humanitarian community, the UN Mission (UNMISS) and the government of South Sudan are also provided. 

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Protection Cluster - South Sudan
Original Publication Date: 
09 Feb 2017
Document type: 
Analysis Report