STEWARD-ORG is a women organization founded in March 2009 by some South Sudanese women lawyers and their friends, and managed by women as a community based, not-for-profit non-governmental organization. It was established to address the problems of sexual and gender based violence, harmful customs on women and girls, child labor and trafficking, community insecurity and conflicts, poor governance and illiteracy in South Sudan. The organization is managed by a Board of Directors. Our vision is a South Sudanese society, “free from the violations of the human rights of women and children”. And a mission to develop, shape and empower South Sudanese women to advocate for policies that foster equal economic opportunity, and secure human rights for women and children”.
Promote advocacy on the rights of women and children.
Provide legal assistance to victims of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV), and orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC).
Improve the livelihood of marginalized women, OVC and youths.
Promote good governance, peace and reconciliation.
Since then, we have expanded our operational areas to three states namely central equatorial, Eastern Equatoria and Warrap.