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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)

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)

Education

South Sudan, English

The exclusive executive and legislative powers of a state shall be as follows:

19. Pre-school, primary and secondary education;
… (Schedule (B), Powers of States)

Education

South Sudan, English

(2) The National Government shall:

(b) endeavour to avail the necessary financial resources to make education affordable at secondary and higher levels, including technical and vocational training, in order to bridge the educational gap caused by the collapse of educational services during the years of conflict.
… (Art. 38)

Education

South Sudan, English

The National and state governments shall have legislative and executive competences on any of the matters listed below:

2. Tertiary education and scientific research;
… (Schedule (C): Concurrent Powers)

Education

South Sudan, English

(1) Education is a right for every citizen and all levels of government shall provide access to education without discrimination as to religion, race, ethnicity, health status including HIV/AIDS, gender or disability.
(2) All levels of government shall promote education at all levels and shall ensure free and compulsory education at the primary level; they shall also provide free illiteracy eradication programmes. (Art. 29)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

South Sudan, English

(1) There shall be established by the President of the Republic a Commission to be known as National Constitutional Review Commission within six months from coming into force of this constitution.

(5) The Commission shall be established with due regard for gender, political, social and regional diversity of South Sudan in recognition of the need for inclusiveness, transparency and equitable participation. Each member of the Commission shall have the requisite competence and technical expertise and experience to contribute to fulfilling the mandate of the Commission.
… (Art. 202)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

South Sudan, English

(6) The objects of local government shall be to:

(h) ensure gender mainstreaming in local government;
… (Art. 166)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

South Sudan, English

The National and state governments shall have legislative and executive competences on any of the matters listed below:

18. Empowerment of women;
19. Gender policy;
… (Schedule (C): Concurrent Powers)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

South Sudan, English

(1) The National Government shall establish independent institutions and commissions as provided for by this Constitution. Such institutions and commissions shall perform their functions and duties impartially and without interference from any person or authority.

(3) The National Government shall ensure that at least twenty-five percent of the membership of each of these institutions and commissions shall be women. (Art. 142)