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#ChildProtectionWeek2022: Now or never, SA must prevent and proactively act on statutory rape
Talya
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31 May, 2022

South Africa commemorates National Child Protection Week annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as articulated in the Constitution and Children’s Act. This week is about ensuring that the most vulnerable in our communities are taken care of mentally, physically, and emotionally and the prevention of any kind of violence (physical, emotional, and sexual) and the exploitation of children.

The wheels of justice turn slow for victims of gender-based violence and femicide
Karel
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25 May, 2022

In April, Namhla Mtwa was gunned down as she arrived home from work. The Eastern Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed that the multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body caused her death. Yet, a month later, her family has to resort to pleading on social media to get any action from the police.

Calls for Applications: FLAC Fellowship 2022
Karel
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06 May, 2022

The Feminist Learning and Activist Centre (FLAC) is a programme of Soul City Institute for Social Justice. It is a learning, and co-creation space that promotes a feminist consciousness. It aims to inspire young, African womxn to search and embrace lifelong learning, and activism.

Soul City Institute hosts wellness event
Talya
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29 Apr, 2022

To strive to establish a work environment that is physically, psychologically, and financially healthy for everyone. We hosted a wellness event to achieve a healthy lifestyle and maintain optimal wellness.

Soul City Institute is part of the 2022 DG Murray Trust’s Amplify, Mobilise, Change programme
Talya
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29 Apr, 2022

At Soul City Institute, was offered a spot in the DG Murray Trust's Amplify | Mobilize | Change Communication programme. This is an opportunity to expand and strengthen our online communication methods and practices to increase operational efficiency and advance our social change objectives. This course runs from May to November 2022 and is completely free. The DG Murray Trust covers all programme expenditures.

Mamosweu Tsoabi: changing the face of climate justice
Karel
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12 Apr, 2022

Climate change has significant health consequences that include disruption of respiratory and cardiovascular disease, injuries, and premature deaths caused by extreme weather events. These consequences also include changes in the prevalence and geographic distribution of food-and water-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases, as well as threats to mental health.

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Soul City Institute launches the Feminist Leadership and Activism Centre (FLAC)

The centre will disrupt and transform multiple levels of oppression through feminist theorising that builds on generations of African feminist movement-building strategies and decolonial scholarship.

Soul City Institute congratulates Banyana Banyana

While their victory deserves celebration, let us not forget the gendered injustices womxn footballers have and continue to experience in South Africa

Government must protect the youth by implementing stricter alcohol regulations

Too many young lives have been lost and destroyed because of the failure to implement existing alcohol legislation and adopting new laws.

#ChildProtectionWeek2022: Now or never, SA must prevent and proactively act on statutory rape

South Africa commemorates National Child Protection Week annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as articulated in the Constitution and Children’s Act. This week is about ensuring that the most vulnerable in our communities are taken care of mentally, physically, and emotionally and the prevention of any kind of violence (physical, emotional, and sexual) and the exploitation of children.

The wheels of justice turn slow for victims of gender-based violence and femicide

In April, Namhla Mtwa was gunned down as she arrived home from work. The Eastern Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed that the multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body caused her death. Yet, a month later, her family has to resort to pleading on social media to get any action from the police.

Soul City Institute’s CEO Phinah Kodisang wins award at the African Women Summit

This accolade recognises her outstanding career and commitment to improving and advocating for the girls and women’s rights with a focus on social justice in South Africa.

Calls for Applications: FLAC Fellowship 2022

The Feminist Learning and Activist Centre (FLAC) is a programme of Soul City Institute for Social Justice. It is a learning, and co-creation space that promotes a feminist consciousness. It aims to inspire young, African womxn to search and embrace lifelong learning, and activism.

Soul City Institute statement on why the Roe v. Wade overturned ruling could set a dangerous precedence.

The implications of overturning Roe v. Wade are grave as it could set a dangerous precedence when one of the most powerful countries in the world seeks to curtail the sexual and reproductive rights of women.

Soul City Institute hosts wellness event

To strive to establish a work environment that is physically, psychologically, and financially healthy for everyone. We hosted a wellness event to achieve a healthy lifestyle and maintain optimal wellness.

Our CEO was invited to speak on teenage pregnancy

On March 13th, 2022, our CEO was invited to speak on "teenage pregnancy" by SAUMA HD radio, which was hosted by DJ V. Neck, Ms. Kay, and Nthabi.

Soul City Institute is part of the 2022 DG Murray Trust’s Amplify, Mobilise, Change programme

At Soul City Institute, was offered a spot in the DG Murray Trust's Amplify | Mobilize | Change Communication programme. This is an opportunity to expand and strengthen our online communication methods and practices to increase operational efficiency and advance our social change objectives. This course runs from May to November 2022 and is completely free. The DG Murray Trust covers all programme expenditures.

Mamosweu Tsoabi: changing the face of climate justice

Climate change has significant health consequences that include disruption of respiratory and cardiovascular disease, injuries, and premature deaths caused by extreme weather events. These consequences also include changes in the prevalence and geographic distribution of food-and water-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases, as well as threats to mental health.