United Nations Mission in South Sudan or UNMISS has trained stakeholders on Human right protection, abuses and sexual Gender based Violence in Yambio of Gbudue State.
21 participants from different institutions and Ministries, include, Police, Prisons Wildlife and Criminal investigation Department participated in the six days training
Hellen Onzia from UN Police Unit in Yambio, facilitated in details how suspects of Sexual Gender Based violence should handle until proved by competent court that he or she is guilt
Onzia calls on both traditional leaders and South Sudan Police to treat any case of sexual Gender based violence as an important and immergence issue without delay.
Anni Francis, a Social worker from the Department of Gender in the State ministry of Education in Gbudue State confirms that sexual gender based violence in common in the State
Sibba Martin, from UNMSS Public information office deliberated on UNMISS mandate which focus on civilians protection in South Sudan.
Sibba reveals that UNMISS of recent has included in their Mandate Monitoring, investigating and reporting on hate speech both in the State and in South Sudan at large.
He reveals that if hate speech is not monitored it can easily lead people to high level of conflict in South Sudan
Many participants who spoke at closing of the workshop express readiness to work hard with people at grass root level to make more awareness on SGBV and Human rights abuse.
The participants were awarded with two different certificates on Human rights and Sexual Gender Based Violence at the end of the six days training Organized by UN Police Department at UNMISS in Yambio.