SSWEN since establishment has been involved in Policy advocacy in both South Sudan and the United States – using various innovative strategies. The organization has been advocating for the ratification of CEDAW, a gender-conscious Transitional Constitution, the development of a National Action Plan for the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and advocating for a Family Law in South Sudan. We can proudly say that our efforts have seen the light of day as South Sudan now has a NAP and have ratified CEDAW without reservations.
During the Peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, SSWEN was involved in peace advocacy and contributed to engendering the negotiation text. Currently, the organization is involved in the areas of legal reforms and engendering Transitional Justice mechanism. SSWEN involves in lobbying for the advancement of women in political processes and democratic spaces in an attempt to advance the gender equality agenda.