News

Rise Talk Show 2 is back with new presenters
Karel
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25 Aug, 2016

The new season of Rise Talk Show sees four young women in their 20’s as hosts. Rise S2 will maintain the conversational tone whilst simplifying the technical and clinical terms addressed in Season 1.

Soul City enters a new dawn
Karel
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25 Aug, 2016

On the 11th August, Soul City Institute for Health Communication changed to Soul City Institute for Social Justice and this was the beginning of our new and exciting journey. In its new incarnation, the Soul City Institute will continue to address social issues, now through the lens of how they impact on young women and girls, who’ve been identified as a severely at-risk population group.

Soul City / Aurora Partnership on the Cape West Coast
admin
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24 Aug, 2016

Aurora Wind Power, a venture of ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ, France), Investec Bank Limited (RSA) and KTH (RSA), announced on 9th June 2015 that it had started commercial operation of the 94 MW West Coast 1 wind farm.

Soul City Institute Embarks on New Journey
Karel
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11 Aug, 2016

Over twenty years after it’s founding, one of South Africa’s foremost social justice communications organisations, the Soul City Institute, has shifted their focus to zone in on social justice for young women and girls and the communities in which they live.

Young Women demand action on Sexual Violence
Karel
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04 Jul, 2016

Rape is not taken seriously and women who report such crimes are often victimised afterwards said young women attending a dialogue on violence at the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as part of Youth Month activities.

This is your campaign, so name it!
Karel
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01 Jul, 2016

The Department of Health has initiated the Girls and Young Women Campaign, to empower girls and young women. The campaign is informed by a report that suggests a disproportionate burden of HIV among adolescent girls and young women, between ages 15-24 years, in South Africa.

Invitation: Sexual Violence and Voice
Karel
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27 Jun, 2016

Join Soul City and ta panel of young women from #FeesMustFall, Rise Young Women's Clubs, and #RUReferenceList for a discussion on violence against women.

Standing together to fight rape
Karel
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18 Mar, 2016

Rise Club chairperson, Zikhona Mbute, talks about being raped. She believes this will help others and will also help her to heal.

What is the truth about virginity testing
Karel
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17 Mar, 2016

Every year thousands of young women around South Africa are tested to find out if they are a virgin – someone who has not had sex. Some respect this as a cultural practice, others find it degrading. Rise visited a Club in KwaZulu-Natal in 2014 and spoke to some of the women involved. We also asked two young women, Nomalanga and Amanda, about their experiences.

Mbutho wethu!
Karel
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14 Mar, 2016

The Ngcobo-Zintombizodwa (Girls Only) Rise Young Women’s club from a rural District in the Eastern Cape has recorded a CD. The CD has a song dedicated to Rise Young Womens Clubs, their Club Coordinator, Pienaar Motabene and Soul City.

Rise Talk Show 2 is back with new presenters

The new season of Rise Talk Show sees four young women in their 20’s as hosts. Rise S2 will maintain the conversational tone whilst simplifying the technical and clinical terms addressed in Season 1.

Soul City enters a new dawn

On the 11th August, Soul City Institute for Health Communication changed to Soul City Institute for Social Justice and this was the beginning of our new and exciting journey. In its new incarnation, the Soul City Institute will continue to address social issues, now through the lens of how they impact on young women and girls, who’ve been identified as a severely at-risk population group.

Soul City / Aurora Partnership on the Cape West Coast

Aurora Wind Power, a venture of ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ, France), Investec Bank Limited (RSA) and KTH (RSA), announced on 9th June 2015 that it had started commercial operation of the 94 MW West Coast 1 wind farm.

Soul City Institute Embarks on New Journey

Over twenty years after it’s founding, one of South Africa’s foremost social justice communications organisations, the Soul City Institute, has shifted their focus to zone in on social justice for young women and girls and the communities in which they live.

Young Women demand action on Sexual Violence

Rape is not taken seriously and women who report such crimes are often victimised afterwards said young women attending a dialogue on violence at the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as part of Youth Month activities.

This is your campaign, so name it!

The Department of Health has initiated the Girls and Young Women Campaign, to empower girls and young women. The campaign is informed by a report that suggests a disproportionate burden of HIV among adolescent girls and young women, between ages 15-24 years, in South Africa.

Invitation: Sexual Violence and Voice

Join Soul City and ta panel of young women from #FeesMustFall, Rise Young Women's Clubs, and #RUReferenceList for a discussion on violence against women.

Advocacy Campaign: #RISE one million signatures against sexual violence

The Western Cape RISE members are collecting one million signatures against sexual violence. This is an advocacy campaign in connection with Sinoxolo Mafevuka’s rape & murder case

Standing together to fight rape

Rise Club chairperson, Zikhona Mbute, talks about being raped. She believes this will help others and will also help her to heal.

Golden Ladies Rise Young Women's Club brings you African Gay Proud March

Golden Ladies Rise Young Women's Club is one of our clubs based in Mahikeng: Montshioa; North West. The club will be having a march for HUMAN RIGHTS DAY on Saturday, 19 March 2016 focusing on RACISM and LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX (LGBTI).

What is the truth about virginity testing

Every year thousands of young women around South Africa are tested to find out if they are a virgin – someone who has not had sex. Some respect this as a cultural practice, others find it degrading. Rise visited a Club in KwaZulu-Natal in 2014 and spoke to some of the women involved. We also asked two young women, Nomalanga and Amanda, about their experiences.

Mbutho wethu!

The Ngcobo-Zintombizodwa (Girls Only) Rise Young Women’s club from a rural District in the Eastern Cape has recorded a CD. The CD has a song dedicated to Rise Young Womens Clubs, their Club Coordinator, Pienaar Motabene and Soul City.