Dorcas Acen

Dorcas Acen

Role: Gender and Protection Adviser


Dorcas Acen is a Gender and Protection Adviser at CARE International in South Sudan, where she is responsible for the overall direction of the Gender and Protection programme portfolio. She has worked at CARE International for nearly two years, and has a wealth of experience in gender-based violence protection and prevention with NGOs in both South Sudan and Uganda.

Blog posts

‘Rape against women and girls is common during the crisis. This is done by both soldiers and civilians.’ This quote comes from just one of the many women who have endured sexual violence in South Sudan – and in my role as Gender and