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South Sudan: Protection Sector Summary

South Sudan continues to face one of the most severe protection crises globally, characterized by elevated levels of gender-based violence (GBV) and numerous reports of significant gross human rights violations throughout the nation.

Protection Sector Summary. Nov 2023
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About the report

Approximately 2 million individuals remain internally displaced, while an additional 2.3 million South Sudanese refugees have sought refuge in neighboring countries.

DRC Protection sector is among the five core sectors implemented in South Sudan operations.

The objective is to ensure that conflict and displacement-affected people enjoy their human rights and have no displacement- related protection needs.