Martin (201). Gender, violence and survival in Juba, Southern Sudan
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Five years after the formal end of the Sudanese civil war, poverty, vulnerability and insecurity remain serious problems in Juba, the Southern capital.
• Incorporating gender analysis within assessment frameworks and conflict
analyses can contribute to a more informed understanding amongst aid actors of the underlying dynamics
of vulnerability and insecurity in Juba, and the different impacts rapid urbanisation and long-term conflict and displacement are having on men and women.
• Where they exist, current approaches to gender within policy and programming overwhelmingly focus on women. There
are many areas where women have unequal positions in society. However, without a broader gender analysis, one
that considers the needs of both men and women, assistance risks reinforcing negative patterns of need rather than actively helping to a