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Protection from Violence

South Sudan, English

No person shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. (Art. 18)

Protection from Violence

South Sudan, English

(1) Every child has the right:

(d) not to be subjected to exploitative practices or abuse, nor to be required to serve in the army nor permitted to perform work which may be hazardous or harmful to his or her education, health or well-being;

(f) to be free from corporal punishment and cruel and inhuman treatment by any person including parents, school administrations and other institutions;
(g) not to be subjected to negative and harmful cultural practices which affect his or her health, welfare or dignity; and
(h) to be protected from abduction and trafficking.
… (Art. 17)

Protection from Violence

South Sudan, English

All levels of government shall:
(a) adopt policies and provide facilities for the welfare of children and youth and ensure that they develop morally and physically, and are protected from moral and physical abuse and abandonment;
… (Art. 40)

Protection from Violence

South Sudan, English

Every person has the right to liberty and security of person; … (Art. 12)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

(5) In adjudicating cases of both civil and criminal nature, the courts shall, subject to the law, apply, inter alia, the following principles:
(a) justice shall be done to all irrespective of their social¸ political or economic status, gender, religion or beliefs;
… (Art. 122)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

(1) The Bill of Rights is a covenant among the people of South Sudan and between them and their government at every level and a commitment to respect and promote human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in this Constitution; it is the cornerstone of social justice, equality and democracy. … (Art. 9)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

(5) South Sudan is founded on justice, equality, respect for human dignity and advancement of human rights and fundamental freedoms. (Art. 1)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

(1) Women shall be accorded full and equal dignity of the person with men.
… (Art. 16)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to the equal protection of the law without discrimination as to race, ethnic origin, colour, sex, language, religious creed, political opinion, birth, locality or social status. (Art. 14)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

South Sudan, English

… Recalling our long and heroic struggle for justice, freedom, equality and dignity in South Sudan; …
Determined to lay the foundation for a united, peaceful and prosperous society based on justice, equality, respect for human rights and the rule of law;
Committed to establishing a decentralized democratic multi-party system of governance in which power shall be peacefully transferred and to upholding values of human dignity and equal rights and duties of men and women; … (Preamble)