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#16DaysofActivism: Is AI the solution to SA's domestic violence crisis?
Karel
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27 Nov, 2019

South Africa faces a national crisis of violence against women. Yet, every time we take two steps forward - like when the president acknowledges the seriousness of the situation, or when women rally behind campaigns like the #MeToo movement - something inevitably happens that forces us one step back.

AI Touted As Solution to Gender Based Violence
Karel
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27 Nov, 2019

As South Africa marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution has emerged as a potential panacea to ending these woes in the country.

Lebogang Ramafoko bids Soul City goodbye
Karel
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27 Nov, 2019

After 24 years at The Soul City Institute for Social Justice, nine of which were served as the chief executive, Lebogang Ramafoko will bid the organisation goodbye at the end of the year.

AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, wins Innovating Justice Challenge
Karel
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14 Nov, 2019

Sage, a leader for cloud business management solutions, has announced that rAInbow, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered smart companion supporting victims of domestic violence, has won the Southern Africa Regional Finals of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law’s (HiiL’s) Innovating Justice Challenge.

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Treating domestic violence as a private matter is problematic

Today marks the end of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign. However, during the campaign cases of women being killed made it to news headlines and social media trends.

The Soul City Institute welcomes the appointment of Ms Phinah Kodisang as Chief Executive Officer

The Board and Management of the Soul City Institute for Social Justice are delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Phinah Kodisang as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute.

The Soul City Institute welcomes President Ramaphosa’s decision to withdraw from The Chairman’s Conversation

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to withdraw from The Chairman’s Conversation convened on the 28th November 2019 by PowerFM and facilitated by its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Given Mkhari.

Mkhari accepts Ramaphosa's withdrawal from Chairman's Conversation

Power FM's Chairman, Given Mkhari accepted President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to withdraw from this year's Chairman's Conversation on Thursday.

#16DaysofActivism: Is AI the solution to SA's domestic violence crisis?

South Africa faces a national crisis of violence against women. Yet, every time we take two steps forward - like when the president acknowledges the seriousness of the situation, or when women rally behind campaigns like the #MeToo movement - something inevitably happens that forces us one step back.

AI Touted As Solution to Gender Based Violence

As South Africa marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution has emerged as a potential panacea to ending these woes in the country.

Lebogang Ramafoko bids Soul City goodbye

After 24 years at The Soul City Institute for Social Justice, nine of which were served as the chief executive, Lebogang Ramafoko will bid the organisation goodbye at the end of the year.

AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, wins Innovating Justice Challenge

Sage, a leader for cloud business management solutions, has announced that rAInbow, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered smart companion supporting victims of domestic violence, has won the Southern Africa Regional Finals of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law’s (HiiL’s) Innovating Justice Challenge.

South African Government’s Commitments for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994.

Soul City Institute announces departure of its CEO, Ms Lebogang Ramafoko

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice has announced the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms Lebogang Ramafoko, who will leave the organisation at the end of 2019.

Soul City seeks a dynamic CEO to lead this dynamic intersectional feminist social Justice Organisation

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice (SCI) is a South African NGO internationally and locally recognized for its innovation and expertise over two decades in Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC).

Soul City Institute for Social Justice Launched #YVote4U Election Campaign

According to statistics, voter registration figures for 2019 revealed that after the first call for registration in March 2018, 82% of all new registrations are under the age of 30. Of those, 54% are young women.