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Apr 20, 2017

Fighting sex crime

Daily Sun - 20 April 2017 - We must end the violence of rape!

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POLICY BRIEF: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks
Apr 18, 2017

POLICY BRIEF: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks

Soul City Institute, under the auspice of the STRIVE research consortium, conducted a community-based study to assess the density of alcohol outlets in one urban and one rural community and explore young people’s perspectives on alcohol advertising, marketing and availability, as well as their drinking patterns and sexual health and safety.

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Apr 18, 2017

Drinking and the price children pay

The Star - March 2017 - There is an urgent need for more stringent legislation and monitoring of alcohol usage by South African youth.

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Apr 02, 2017

Rape taxi crisis brings vulnerability to women

As many more women step forward with allegations of taxi rapes, the Soul City Institute for Social Justice has warned that many more will go unreported as long as victims of rape feel that the justice systems fails to deal effectively with such cases. The Soul City Institute with other concerned citizens and civil society organisations will partake in a march to raise awareness and to create a safe environment for women commuters.

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Booze adverts tempt kids
Feb 26, 2017

Booze adverts tempt kids

Bombarding young people with alcohol advertisements and operating taverns close to schools entices them to start drinking alcohol much earlier in their lives, a new study has found.

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Alcohol ads luring SA youth to drink
Feb 24, 2017

Alcohol ads luring SA youth to drink

Young people have admitted that alcohol advertisements entice them to drink, providing a further impetus for a proposed ban on alcohol advertising.

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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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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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