Southern Sudan’s children – preparing for an uncertain future

This policy brief outlines the needs of southern Sudan's children after one of Africa's longest and bloodiest civil wars. With the referendum on self-determination due in January 2011, southern Sudan may be on the verge of a period of peace and development – either as part of a unified Sudan or as the world’s newest state – or it may be facing a return to conflict, insecurity and displacement.
Whatever the future holds, the needs and rights of southern Sudan’s children must be prioritised

Published 2011-08-10