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Policy Brief: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks
Feb 23, 2017

Policy Brief: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks

The study found that rural and urban youth are heavily exposed to persuasive and appealing alcohol advertising in their home environment. Easy access to alcohol and low prices facilitate alcohol misuse and related health risks including risks to their sexual health.

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Young people and alcohol advertising
Feb 23, 2017

Young people and alcohol advertising

Young people’s views on alcohol advertising, marketing and availability have a direct influence on drinking patterns and sexual behaviour in society, say researchers who addressed a media briefing hosted by the Soul City Institute for Social Justice today.

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Feb 22, 2017

Study: Urban and rural youth heavily exposed to alcohol advertising

JOHANNESBURG – A study by the Soul City Institute has found that young people in both urban and rural areas are heavily exposed to persuasive and appealing alcohol advertising.

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Dec 06, 2016

Gauteng Provincial Government (Gauteng City Region) and Soul City Institute unveil : partnership against drugs and alcohol abuse

The Gauteng Provincial Government and its implementing partner for the Anti-Substance Abuse Social Movement, Soul City Institute, launched the brand identity and communications campaign for the Gauteng City Region Anti-substance Abuse Social Movement campaign, aimed at driving social mobilisation awareness in communities, schools and tertiary institutions as well as announce its partners on the campaign.

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#16DaysOfActivism
Nov 26, 2016

#16DaysOfActivism

Join us as we kick start #16DaysOfActivism campaign on violence against women and children. All of us need to intensify our efforts to end violence against women and children.

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Nov 26, 2016

A fallen pearl (written by Palesa Nkosi, Witbank) #16DaysOfActivism

The body of a 17-year old girl missing from home since Thursday (6/10/2016) has been discovered. A passer-by found *Pearl Masango’s body on Sunday afternoon in a tall grass field near her house in Extension 14. Friends of Pearl said they left her by the gate of her house on Thursday evening after church.

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Nov 26, 2016

GBV knocking on the front door of FS Rise: One member's journey of life, our lesson #16DaysOfActivism

The most frequent challenges which the average young women are facing in life is the high rate of teenage pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse and finding themselves trapped inside “Blesser” webs without really being aware of the long-term consequences of their impulsive choices and behaviour.

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Nov 26, 2016

“It wasn’t the first time this happening” #16DaysOfActivism

My name is Nokulunga Ngeleka and I’m 21 years old from KwaNzimakwe under Ugu district, I finished my matric last year and I was a learner at Bheki High School.

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Nov 26, 2016

“I live my life in fear” #16DaysOfActivism

My name is Smangele Mzelemu I'm 22 years old from Kwanzimakwe under Ugu District in Ray Konyeni municipality, I went to Nombuso high school and I finished my matric last year.

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Nov 26, 2016

“It’s not my fault” #16DaysOfActivism

My name is Dingeni Sikhosane and I am 23years old. I live in Mthwalume under Ugu District. I am studying electrical engineering in coastal college.

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