Latest from the institute

Aug 29, 2016

Gender-based violence: fact or fiction?

The Mail & Guardian and Soul City for Social Justice invite you to a critical thinking forum to discuss gender-based violence. The question posed is who is affected and what can we do about it? Join us for this dialogue.

Read More…

Rise Talk Show 2 is back with new presenters
Aug 25, 2016

Rise Talk Show 2 is back with new presenters

The new season of Rise Talk Show sees four young women in their 20’s as hosts. Rise S2 will maintain the conversational tone whilst simplifying the technical and clinical terms addressed in Season 1.

Read More…

Aug 25, 2016

Soul City enters a new dawn

On the 11th August, Soul City Institute for Health Communication changed to Soul City Institute for Social Justice and this was the beginning of our new and exciting journey. In its new incarnation, the Soul City Institute will continue to address social issues, now through the lens of how they impact on young women and girls, who’ve been identified as a severely at-risk population group.

Read More…

Aug 24, 2016

Soul City / Aurora Partnership on the Cape West Coast

Aurora Wind Power, a venture of ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ, France), Investec Bank Limited (RSA) and KTH (RSA), announced on 9th June 2015 that it had started commercial operation of the 94 MW West Coast 1 wind farm.

Read More…

Soul City Institute Embarks on New Journey
Aug 11, 2016

Soul City Institute Embarks on New Journey

Over twenty years after it’s founding, one of South Africa’s foremost social justice communications organisations, the Soul City Institute, has shifted their focus to zone in on social justice for young women and girls and the communities in which they live.

Read More…

Jul 04, 2016

Young Women demand action on Sexual Violence

Rape is not taken seriously and women who report such crimes are often victimised afterwards said young women attending a dialogue on violence at the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as part of Youth Month activities.

Read More…

Jul 01, 2016

This is your campaign, so name it!

The Department of Health has initiated the Girls and Young Women Campaign, to empower girls and young women. The campaign is informed by a report that suggests a disproportionate burden of HIV among adolescent girls and young women, between ages 15-24 years, in South Africa.

Read More…

Jun 27, 2016

Invitation: Sexual Violence and Voice

Join Soul City and ta panel of young women from #FeesMustFall, Rise Young Women's Clubs, and #RUReferenceList for a discussion on violence against women.

Read More…

Apr 13, 2016

Advocacy Campaign: #RISE one million signatures against sexual violence

The Western Cape RISE members are collecting one million signatures against sexual violence. This is an advocacy campaign in connection with Sinoxolo Mafevuka’s rape & murder case

Read More…

Standing together to fight rape
Mar 18, 2016

Standing together to fight rape

Rise Club chairperson, Zikhona Mbute, talks about being raped. She believes this will help others and will also help her to heal.

Read More…

More news from Soul City ...

Soul City Institute for Social Justice

Using a combination of mass media, social mobilisation and advocacy, we aim to improve the quality of life and health of people in Southern Africa through strengthening individuals, communities and society based on active citizenship and principles of social justice. It is driven by the recognition that human rights are fundamental to health and development.

Donors & Funders

© 2016 Soul City Institute for Social Justice
CMS website by Juizi