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Sep 08, 2017

Photovoice: Pushing the boundaries of participatory research - Gerry Mshana

Why use photovoice as a research methodology? This Learning Lab presents experiences and findings from two studies in Tanzania, detailing successes and challenges of this approach.

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Sep 08, 2017

GIS Mapping: Geographic Information System Workshop 2015

STRIVE is conducing a multi-country study of alcohol availability, advertising and impact on young people. For one aspect of the research, partners in India, South Africa and Tanzania are mapping the density of alcohol outlets in relation to the places where young people live and go to school and college.

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Sep 08, 2017

Public Health vs Alcohol: An interview with Savera Kalideen

The Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication is a STRIVE partner in South Africa. Soul City combines research with radio and television programming and community organising to run powerful campaigns on public health. With other STRIVE partners, Soul City is using GIS mapping to document the availability and marketing of alcohol in specific areas, and using photovoice to explore the impact of alcohol on the lives of young people in the same areas.

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Sep 08, 2017

Photovoice: Using participatory photography in research - Cathy Vaughan

Increasingly used in health and development around the world, Photovoice is a participatory research methodology. It was created as a photography-based tool for 'participatory needs assessment' and supports community members to use images to communicate their priorities to decision makers.

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Sep 08, 2017

Youth and Alcohol Study: PhotoVoice exhibition in Tanzania

STRIVE partner Tanzanian National Institute for Medical Research and Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (NIMR Mwanza) held two photography exhibitions in Mwanza and Moshi.

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May 19, 2017

Soul City discussion highlights the importance of limiting alcohol advertising

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice held a discussion at their offices in Dunkeld to talk about the harm of advertising alcohol to the youth and how this can lead to risky sexual behaviour.

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May 18, 2017

Young, Drunk And At Risk: The Dangers In Youth Perceptions Of Alcohol

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliances (SAAPA) and Soul City Institute have called for a ban on the marketing of alcohol products. Along with other advocacy groups and the Department of Health, they are lobbying for new amendments in the Liquor Act that prohibit the advertising of alcohol.

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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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Feb 28, 2017

Exposure to liquor ads 'encourages young people'

The New Age - 28 February 2017

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Feb 28, 2017

[PODCAST] Alcohol adverts in SA - Yay or Nay?

Radio 702 | According to a Soul City study, young people in SA are heavily exposed to persuasive alcohol advertising.

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Feb 27, 2017

We don't have to have alcohol ads, says Soul City Institute

Alcohol advertisements, as well as taverns that operate near schools, tempt children to start drinking at a young age, according to a new study released by the Soul City Institute for Social Justice.

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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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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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Feb 24, 2017

Liquor ads linked to youth drinking, sex

The Star - 24 February 2017

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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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Oct 19, 2015

Review SABMiller takeover bid urges Soul City

Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication says the $106billion takeover of SABMiller will give AB Inbev access to even more cheap raw materials, labour and production processes given the discounts that will be made available to a company of this size. The same advantage will accrue to their future attempts to broker deals relating to marketing, sponsorship and manufacturing.

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Jun 11, 2015

Beware the wile of alcohol companies

We live in a world where business opportunities often lie in increasing sales of products that cause harm.

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[VIDEO] Savera Kalideen interview about proposed new alcohol regulations (ANN7 Vuka Africa)
Jun 04, 2015

[VIDEO] Savera Kalideen interview about proposed new alcohol regulations (ANN7 Vuka Africa)

Watch Soul City’s Savera Kalideen, on ANN7. She talks about the Department of Trade and Industry’s proposed new alcohol regulations as part of the National Liquor Norms and Standards 2014.

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