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Lillian Dube tells international summit "Soul City saved my life"
Karel
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18 Apr, 2018

Speaking at the Social & Behavior Change Communication Summit in Bali, Lillian Dube opened up about her role as Sister Bettina, her battle with (and triumph over) cancer, and got attendees thinking and talking about their role in driving social behavior changes.

How the VAT increases the social and economic burdens the poor
Karel
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09 Apr, 2018

The national budget of any country is, in essence, a statement of value of its government and vicariously of the key power players and ‘influencers’ in that society. The budget delivered by former Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, was delivered in the context of political transition, uncertainty and the notion of a ‘hole in the fiscus’ due to a global and national financial and economic crises, as well as money lost to the fiscus due to state capture and corruption.

[VIDEO] Soul City at the Human Rights Festival
Karel
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30 Mar, 2018

Raising Voices for Young Women and Girls Advocates were part of the Human Rights Festival hosted by the South African Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg. With funding from the European Union, SCI has partnered with Women’s Net and Masimanyane Women’s Rights International to birth the Raising Voices of Young Women and Girls programme which focuses on democracy, governance, human rights and advocacy. The programme is run in the North West, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces.

Op-ed by Zane Dangor, COO of Soul City for The Star
Karel
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15 Mar, 2018

I have joined Soul City as the Chief Operations Officer at an exciting time of change and renewal. The fast-changing political and socio-economic context in South Africa demands that Soul City responds with the “fierce urgency of now” by redefining the very concept of social justice.

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.

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s remarks on femicide in South Africa

South Africa has one of the highest per capita rates of women being killed by their partners according to the statistics provided by the South African Medical Research Council.

Soul City Joins Calls By Civil Society to Remove Mduduzi Manana from Parliament

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice joins the calls by civil society to have Mduduzi Manana removed from parliament as a repeat perpetrator of gender-based violence. We further endorse the complaint filed by Sonke Gender Justice against Mr Manana with the Parliamentary Ethics Committee.

Lillian Dube tells international summit "Soul City saved my life"

Speaking at the Social & Behavior Change Communication Summit in Bali, Lillian Dube opened up about her role as Sister Bettina, her battle with (and triumph over) cancer, and got attendees thinking and talking about their role in driving social behavior changes.

[VIDEO] Poet Lebo Mashile pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Watch this moving tribut by poet Lebo Mashile to late struggle hero Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with a poem from Alice Walker.

How the VAT increases the social and economic burdens the poor

The national budget of any country is, in essence, a statement of value of its government and vicariously of the key power players and ‘influencers’ in that society. The budget delivered by former Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, was delivered in the context of political transition, uncertainty and the notion of a ‘hole in the fiscus’ due to a global and national financial and economic crises, as well as money lost to the fiscus due to state capture and corruption.

[VIDEO] Soul City at the Human Rights Festival

Raising Voices for Young Women and Girls Advocates were part of the Human Rights Festival hosted by the South African Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg. With funding from the European Union, SCI has partnered with Women’s Net and Masimanyane Women’s Rights International to birth the Raising Voices of Young Women and Girls programme which focuses on democracy, governance, human rights and advocacy. The programme is run in the North West, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces.

Op-ed by Zane Dangor, COO of Soul City for The Star

I have joined Soul City as the Chief Operations Officer at an exciting time of change and renewal. The fast-changing political and socio-economic context in South Africa demands that Soul City responds with the “fierce urgency of now” by redefining the very concept of social justice.

Social justice heavyweight Zane Dangor joins Soul City

I am proud to announce that Zane Dangor has joined Soul City as the Chief Operations Officer. He joins the organisation at a time of exciting change and renewal.

Raising Voices of Young Women and Girls

This interactive training allowed the participants to apply understanding of the concepts to real life scenarios from their environment.