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Women’s Day message from Soul City Institute CEO Phinah Kodisang
Karel
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09 Aug, 2021

I reflect on today with mixed emotions because as a womxn I am not happy with the position of womxn in this country. I live in a country that is said to have the highest statistics of gender-based violence in the world, including rape and domestic violence.

Ramaphosa's media strategy is questionable
Karel
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19 Jan, 2021

Keeping a media junket under wraps until the last minute created speculation, which is something President Cyril Ramaphosa's team should try avoid, especially during a pandemic, writes

Soul City’s Year of Transformation
Karel
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18 Dec, 2020

The year 2020 marks 26 years of Soul City’s existence, in a period where the world is experiencing a pandemic that has forced all of us to do business unusual. Like everyone, the Soul City Institute found itself having to adapt to change in an effort to survive, grow, transform and maintain our competitive advantage in an environment filled with uncertainty because of Covid-19.

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Teenage pregnancy is evidence that South Africa continues to fail girls and young women

934 girls aged 10-14 years old in South Africa gave birth between April 2020 and March 2021 in Gauteng.

Women’s Day message from Soul City Institute CEO Phinah Kodisang

I reflect on today with mixed emotions because as a womxn I am not happy with the position of womxn in this country. I live in a country that is said to have the highest statistics of gender-based violence in the world, including rape and domestic violence.

Soul City Institute Speaks Out Against the Attempted Depowerment of Judge Sisi Khampepe by the Jacob Zuma Foundation

5 July 2021 - The Soul City Institute (SCI) notes with concern the attempted depowerment of Judge Sisi Khampepe by the former President Jacob Zuma’s Foundation.

Soul City Institute hosts 30 girls from Nomasonto Idah Foundation on take a Girl Child to Workday

Recently, Soul City Institute hosted 30 girls from #NomasontoIdahFoundation an organisation that is working for the rights and empowerment of women across Pimville and surrounding areas in Soweto. Soweto in a take a Girl Child to Workday event.

The Soul City Institute extends its condolences to the family of Lufuno Mavhunga

The Soul City Institute extends its condolences to the family of Lufuno Mavhunga, the 15-year-old learner who allegedly committed suicide as a result of alleged bullying at school.

Open Letter: Concerns regarding the abuse of people especially women in churches

Open Letter from Phinah Kodisang to the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities Act (CRL) and the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

GovChat, Women in ICT Forum intro online GBV platform

Citizen engagement platform GovChat and the South African Women in ICT Forum this morning unveiled an online interactive gender-based violence (GBV) engagement platform.

Read Business Day's International Women's Day 2021 report

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year around the globe.

Women and adolescent girls should be first in line for Covid-19 vaccine, says NGO

What does a feminist approach to the Covid-19 vaccine rollout look like? The head of the Soul City Institute has the answer.

Ramaphosa's media strategy is questionable

Keeping a media junket under wraps until the last minute created speculation, which is something President Cyril Ramaphosa's team should try avoid, especially during a pandemic, writes

Soul City’s Year of Transformation

The year 2020 marks 26 years of Soul City’s existence, in a period where the world is experiencing a pandemic that has forced all of us to do business unusual. Like everyone, the Soul City Institute found itself having to adapt to change in an effort to survive, grow, transform and maintain our competitive advantage in an environment filled with uncertainty because of Covid-19.

Gender-based-violence: All men must be accountable

On Wednesday evening, a webinar titled Accountability: How Men Need to Show up to Stop Gender-Based Violence, was expertly moderated by Gail Smith of the Soul City Institute.