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

 

_MG_9985Dialogue

 

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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

 

_MG_0477Partnership

 

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Author: 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.