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ROE v WADE and the Global South
akona
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19 Aug, 2022

IN JUNE, THE UNITED STATES Supreme Court overturned its previous Roe v. Wade decision which declared the constitutional right to an abortion. Because of this, abortions are now regarded as illegal in certain US states, where the historic ruling was the only law that guaranteed safe abortion for many. Of course, this decision sent reverberations across the world, even before it was official. Weeks before the decision was final there was a leak of documents which revealed what was to come.

#ChildProtectionWeek2022: Now or never, SA must prevent and proactively act on statutory rape
Talya
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31 May, 2022

South Africa commemorates National Child Protection Week annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as articulated in the Constitution and Children’s Act. This week is about ensuring that the most vulnerable in our communities are taken care of mentally, physically, and emotionally and the prevention of any kind of violence (physical, emotional, and sexual) and the exploitation of children.

The wheels of justice turn slow for victims of gender-based violence and femicide
Karel
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25 May, 2022

In April, Namhla Mtwa was gunned down as she arrived home from work. The Eastern Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed that the multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body caused her death. Yet, a month later, her family has to resort to pleading on social media to get any action from the police.

Calls for Applications: FLAC Fellowship 2022
Karel
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06 May, 2022

The Feminist Learning and Activist Centre (FLAC) is a programme of Soul City Institute for Social Justice. It is a learning, and co-creation space that promotes a feminist consciousness. It aims to inspire young, African womxn to search and embrace lifelong learning, and activism.

Soul City Institute hosts wellness event
Talya
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29 Apr, 2022

To strive to establish a work environment that is physically, psychologically, and financially healthy for everyone. We hosted a wellness event to achieve a healthy lifestyle and maintain optimal wellness.

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