The 2010 South Sudan
elections - After the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement CPA in 2005, a number ......Read more
Eve's Charity Party - At EVE Organization for Women Development, charity day is an annual event scheduled every December during the Christmas season. Eve’s ............Read more
Bridging the gap between CSOs and Women Parliamentarians
- Eve Organization in partnership with Operation 1325 –Sweden organized a two-days meeting from 4 -5 November 2011 to bridge the gap between Organizations and the Women Parliamentarians in Central Equatoria State............Read more
South Sudan Referendum
December 2011 - A year of hope, a new dawn, Self determination and crucial decision making; 2011AD a historic year when the war-ravaged region of southern Sudan has to choose either to remain part of the Sudan or to secede and become a country of its own...........Read more
Advocacy and Monitoring.
Report on the role of women in the SS peace process.
Report on the two day meeting on UNSCR 1325.
UNSCR 1325 Awareness project final report .
UNSCR 1325 National Conference Report.
1325 Baseline Study - South Sudan.
Events and Programs
Rita Martin is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Eve Organization for Women Development in Juba - South Sudan. EVE was established to help improve women’s participation in decision-making, reconciliation, peace building and conflict resolution in South Sudan through knowledge transfer, professional development and capacity building. Rita is vocal on human rights abuses and especially on sexual and gender based violence, space creation for South Sudanese women, development of South Sudan national action plan and operalization of UNSCR 1325 and also key in fronting gender sensitive legislations.
She has organized conferences, workshops and seminars to encourage women’s education, and to promote a realistic dialogue to address the current conflict. Rita rallied other civil society organizations and and together worked on the integration of United Nations Security Council Resolution UNSCR 1325 National Action Plan into the New Deal Initiative. This has ensured in terms of implementation, South Sudanese CSOs are ahead of their counterparts in the g7+ pilot countries. Recently Rita organized gender activists to demand for women and civil society representation in the ongoing South Sudan Peace talks in Addis Ababa and has been actively engaged in advocating for peace.
Rita has represented South Sudan Women and has spoken in different international forums addressing issues of women, peace and security in South Sudan. Rita is one of the CSOs delegate to the South Sudan IGAD – led peace process. Rita holds a Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Applied and Industrial Science (Food Technology); master’s degree in Human Resources Management and is currently pursuing master’s in International Politics and Security at Bradford University.
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