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Sarah Ajith

Short introduction

Sarah Ajith, is a long –activist for women’s rights, health and gender. She is currently Executive Director to Support for Women in Governance Organization(SWIGO).The organization carries out issues of advocacy for the involvement of women in leadership, establishment of gender sensitivity acts through lobbying with stakeholders. It was formed to carry out the activities of closing the gap of gender imbalance in leadership and spear-head the issue of affirmative action 35%, she is the former Chairperson for South Sudan Women General Association, a network of women leaders spanning the 10 states of South Sudan. During the year leading up to independence, she led the mobilization of women in the ten Southern States to vote during the referendum. Ms. Ajith advocated for participation of women as well for the education of girls, child rights. In addition, Mrs. Ajith worked with coalition of women to advocate for women’s rights in the transitional constitution for South Sudan leading up

Thematic key areas


  • Combatting HIV/AIDS
  • SRHR

Multiple Discriminations

  • Women and Girls with Disabilities

Rural development

  • Land Policy

Gender-based violence

  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Harmful Practices
  • Human Trafficking
  • Intimate partner violence

Women, peace and security

  • Conflict-Sensitive Rebuilding
  • Crisis Prevention, Conflict Transformation and Stabilization
  • Development-Oriented Emergency Assistance
  • Disarment, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR)
  • Displacement & Migration
  • Early Warning Systems
  • Mediation
  • Participation of women in peace processes
  • Peace-Building
  • Protection From Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Contexts
  • Security Policy and Security Sector Reform
  • Transitional Justice – Judicial Reform
  • Transitional Justice – Rehabilitation, Reparation and Reconciliation


Analysis and planning

  • Gender Analysis
  • Participatory Planning Methods
  • Project Review

Communication and Knowledge Management

  • Campaign Work and Social Media Marketing
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Networks
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Management incl. Monitoring

Facilitation, Training and Capacity Development

  • Change Management
  • Coaching
  • Conduct Trainings
  • Conflict Management, Mediation
  • Digital Realization
  • Presentation of Workshops and Events
  • Training of Trainers (TOT)/ Teaching Methodology

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Development of Results-Oriented Monitoring Systems
  • Evaluation on behalf of GIZ
  • Project Progress Review (PPR)

Project management

  • Development of Cooperations
  • Leadership
  • Organizing of Networks and Knowledge Transfer


  • Arabic Native language
  • English B1 Advanced language application
  • Swahili A1 Beginner



  • Central Africa
  • East-Africa


  • Central Asia

East and South-East Europe

  • East Europe
  • South-East Europe