A Place to Call their Own: Southern Sudanese Comment on the Hard Work and Struggles of Self-Governance


Publication Date: September 2007

Publisher: Southern Sudan Commission for Census, Statistics and Evaluation; National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Author(s): Traci D. Cook

Research Area: Politics

Keywords: Southern Sudan; Self-rule; Governance

Type: Report


This report details findings from focus groups with men and women in Southern Sudan. It details a series of 32 focus group discussions with citizens in 12 locations throughout Southern Sudan between February 20-March 30, 2007 and discusses with citizens their experience of self-governance. The discussions focused primarily on governance issues, and included the participation of 356 (205 male and 151 female) Southern Sudanese.