Protection Against SGBV

Communities of Care South Sudan Recent HDC SGBV Protection Projects

Protection Against Sexual and Gender Based Violence

HDC gender-based initiatives support women's groups and victims of SGBV. Through legal aid and human rights networking and counseling programs, HDC supports those facing injustices and denial of human rights. HDC empowers women at household and community level to improve livelihoods and to enhance their ability to meet traditional roles of providing for the family. Interventions target households to empower them with coping strategies with changing circumstances.

International Women's Day 2016

Wednesday March 9, 2016

On the 8th of March, working together with urban refugees from the Republic of Sudan, HDC and UNHCR held an observation of International Women's Day.

Girls and Schools

Monday February 29, 2016

Like South Sudanese boys, South Sudanese girls should attend school and be able to access an expanding world of knowledge and possibility.

2.2 m
persons displaced across South Sudan since December 2013
HDC works in camps to provide food, shelter, livelihoods and protection services
The mission of HDC is to support vulnerable people affected by crises to attain dignified and prosperous lives through impactful community resilience and practical, innovative programs.
is honoured to partner with many organizations,
HDC is honoured to partner with
DanChurch Aid, CARE South Sudan, CARE Netherlands, Government of The Netherlands
HDC has been an
active national NGO in East Africa for ten-years
– a clear track record of strong commitment to the communities we serve.
Last year HDC
worked with over 30,000 people in need across South Sudan.
According to UNICEF, 72%
of children in South Sudan did not have access to school last year.
Today in South Sudan
less than 1% of girls will complete their education.
A girl in South Sudan
is 2X less likely to have access to education than a boy.
2.4 m
face severe food insecurity due to displacement and adverse climate
HDC supports improved resilience and productivity by distributing seeds, inputs and implements
of people in South Sudan have access to sanitation facilities
HDC constructs sanitary facilities and conducts advocacy interventions that endorse better hygiene practices
5.1 million people
are facing severe food insecurity today (IPC)
1.9 million people
are displaced in South Sudan (OCHA)
2 million
South Sudanese refugees (UNHCR)