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Africa Democracy Development Politics Power South Sudan War Women

Within and Without the State

South Sudan is the world’s youngest country, founded in 2011 in the wake of decades of war. I visited with Oxfam to photograph their programme ‘Within and Without the State’, that supports people in holding their rulers to account without confrontation.
NGOs use a lot of buzzwords to describe relationships between people and their governments. But how do you point a camera at buzzwords?

 

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Governance

 

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Mobilisers

 

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Implementation

 

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Nation

 

_MG_7693Civil Society

 

_MG_9173Constitution

 

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Power and Fragility

 

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Accountability

 

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Engagement

 

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Empowerment

 

_MG_7258Transparency

 

_MG_8208Constituency

 

_MG_0186Advocacy

 

_MG_8763Capacity Building

 

_MG_8065Stakeholders

 

_MG_8337Democratic Skills

 

_MG_9066Citizenship

 

_MG_8470Resources

 

_MG_9903Forum

 

_MG_8923Resilience

 

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 To find out more about Within and Without the State in S Sudan.

 

 

 

By Crispin Hughes

I am a London based photographer documenting social issues in the UK and internationally.
I collaborate on video and art projects with Susi Arnott of Walking Pictures.