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Zondo Commission – Eskom’s disregard of procurement processes in the spotlight
Karel
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22 Feb, 2019

Former minister of mineral resources Mosebenzi Zwane might be headed for the hot seat of the commission of inquiry into state capture, if the wishes of evidence leader Vincent Maleka SC are realised. Maleka called on the commission’s chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, to consider that the time may have come for him to institute his summonsing powers to individuals who would not ordinarily volunteer their testimonies.

‘What would happen if one woman…’
Karel
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15 Nov, 2018

Keynote speech by Matokgo Makutoane, Soul City’s Head of Advocacy, at the launch of rAInbow. November 15, 2018: The Forum, Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Beyond 50/50 representation: A call for a feminist government
Karel
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04 Nov, 2018

The advent of democracy in 1994 came with significant appointment of women in government. This was a result of powerful advocacy of women who were mobilised under the banner of the National Women’s Coalition during the transition period.

Soul City Institute to Launch NotYetUhuru and 2019 Election Advocacy Campaign
Karel
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31 Oct, 2018

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice will be launching Not Yet Uhuru (NYU) – our digital platform for activists and a new voice for the womxn’s liberation movement in South Africa at 10:00 on Tuesday November 13, 2018. This event will be held at the iconic Constitutional Hill. This launch will trigger our 2019 General Elections advocacy campaign. We are holding this event in conjunction with our partners, TheTotalShutdown, Corruption Watch and Country Duty.

Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s feminist legacy lives on
Karel
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13 Aug, 2018

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice held a women’s month event to honour Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s feminist legacy at the Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg on August 08, under the theme “Amplifying and multiplying Mama Winnie’s feminist legacy”.

Zondo Commission – Eskom’s disregard of procurement processes in the spotlight

Former minister of mineral resources Mosebenzi Zwane might be headed for the hot seat of the commission of inquiry into state capture, if the wishes of evidence leader Vincent Maleka SC are realised. Maleka called on the commission’s chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, to consider that the time may have come for him to institute his summonsing powers to individuals who would not ordinarily volunteer their testimonies.

Enough talking on Gender Based Violence. Now it’s time for action

Civil Society Organisations working on Gender Based Violence (GBV) express concern at the slow pace at which the Presidency is addressing issues identified at the Gender Based Violence and Femicide Summit.

Not yet Uhuru as women take to tech to fight off abuse

Women have always organised against rampant physical and sexual abuse which is common in many cultures across the world.

‘What would happen if one woman…’

Keynote speech by Matokgo Makutoane, Soul City’s Head of Advocacy, at the launch of rAInbow. November 15, 2018: The Forum, Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Beyond 50/50 representation: A call for a feminist government

The advent of democracy in 1994 came with significant appointment of women in government. This was a result of powerful advocacy of women who were mobilised under the banner of the National Women’s Coalition during the transition period.

Soul City Institute to Launch NotYetUhuru and 2019 Election Advocacy Campaign

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice will be launching Not Yet Uhuru (NYU) – our digital platform for activists and a new voice for the womxn’s liberation movement in South Africa at 10:00 on Tuesday November 13, 2018. This event will be held at the iconic Constitutional Hill. This launch will trigger our 2019 General Elections advocacy campaign. We are holding this event in conjunction with our partners, TheTotalShutdown, Corruption Watch and Country Duty.

[VIDEO] Tonight With Jane Dutton - 20% of South Africans are substance abusers

Nearly 20% of South Africans are substance abusers. This is costing the state some 40-billion-rand per annum. The rise of illicit drugs like tik, nyaope and sugars suggest we're losing the war on drugs. But have we bungled up the way we treat substance abuse?

Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s feminist legacy lives on

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice held a women’s month event to honour Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s feminist legacy at the Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg on August 08, under the theme “Amplifying and multiplying Mama Winnie’s feminist legacy”.

Soul City is marching with women for #TotalShutdown

Soul City supports the #TotalShutdown called by women on 1 August 2018. We support it because we are tired.

QALO Shelter Shoe Box Project needs your support today

Qalo, in conjunction with Soul City, aims to fundraise for and distribute 500 'dignity' boxes to women's shelters in Gauteng during Women's Month, August 2018.

Declaration of the 2018 International Social and Behaviour Change Communication Summit (Nusa Dua, Indonesia, April 16-20)

Our message to decision- and change-makers everywhere is simple: together, we can ¬unleash the transformational power of Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) to address the challenges facing the global community today.

Soul City Institute and Safetipins wins the prestigious Womanity Award 2018: Safer Urban Environments for Women

A ground-breaking South to South partnership has won the global Womanity Award 2018 announced at the Tech4Dev UNESCO Conference, Lausanne.