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Torit County

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2014/05 A women‘s coalition inspects EES state prison in Torit and finds alarming sanitary and welfare conditions, which a prison officer attributes to inadequate state funding. Snippet: A women‘s coalition inspects EES state prison in....
2014/03 Traders in Torit complain at irregular and excessive taxation. The EES government is said to have plans to unify tax collection. Snippet 1709
2014/01 The Madi community of Magwi County (EES) says it has no space to accommodate people displaced from Jonglei during the rebellion. The government of EES offers to transport them to the counties of Torit and Kapoeta South instead and that the displaced have agreed. Snippet
2013/10 Staff from Kapoeta North and Torit Counties receive training in public financial management funded by CBTF (Capacity Building Trust Fund) Snippet 1371
2013/09 to 2013/10 20 CAHWs (community animal health workers) of Torit County (Eastern Equatoria State) are given a week's training, focussing on the problem East Coast Fever. The training is supported by Japan through the FAO. Snippet 1278
2013/10/03 The Eastern Equatoria State government announces more security posts on the Torit - Kapoeta highway, and advises vehicles to move in security convoys. This follows chronic incidence of robbery on the road, and an incident in late September in which two passengers were killed. Snippet
2013/08 A murderer of a trader working in Iloli area, Eastern Equatoria, is apprehended not by state police but Iloli community authorities. He is then allowed to escape, also by local people. Snippet 1194
Reference Mini-review
Marjoke Oosterom, 2014/05/30. Bibliography item: Marjoke Oosterom (2014/05/30) "‘It May Approach as Quickly as a Bushfire’: Gendered Violence and Insecurity in South Sudan". (Report). IDS (Institute of Development Studies), UK. [Report] IDS (Institute of Development Studies), UK. Accessed online.

Based on research among mainly Latuko people in Imuruk Payam, Torit County, this 66-page academic-style report looks at how women and men see the threat of violence and respond differently to it. People in the study area had an acute sense of the possibility of violence coming to their area, because of their general understanding of the character of the state in South Sudan. Among many responses and strategies mentioned, men prepare to fight defensively, women and girls are cautious about where they go.

CHF International, 2012. Needs assessment report: Morobo/Torit County and Khor Wulliang (Juba County) [Operating document] Global Communities. Accessed online.
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