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Rest In Power Prudence Mabele
Karel
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11 Jul, 2017

Soul City Institute is saddened by the passing on of one of our partners on the Global Fund Grant, Prudence Mabele, who was the Director of the Positive Women's Network (PWN). Soul City Institute would like to pass our sincere condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the late Prudence Mabele.

We demand safe taxis for women
Karel
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12 May, 2017

We were part Mandela Day event for the #ActionAgainstPoverty campaign that was hosted yesterday at Constitutional Hill. The majority of women in South Africa use taxis to travel to work, school and to access public institutions (hospitals, police stations etc).

Reason requires impartiality
Karel
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26 Apr, 2017

The New Age - 21 April 2017 - In building a non-racial rainbow nation, South Africans need to tolerate each other, even when protesting against one thing or another.

Vredenburg hosts their first Rise dialogue
Karel
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25 Apr, 2017

Vredenburg hosted their 1st Rise dialogue on the 21st of April and they discussed rape and gender-based violence in detail. They also had a visit from Mrs Jolene Shaw from Aurora Wind power, Ms Murial Albrecht from Mfesane, a Christian development NPO working to eradicate poverty.

Fighting sex crime
Karel
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20 Apr, 2017

Daily Sun - 20 April 2017 - We must end the violence of rape!

POLICY BRIEF: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks
Karel
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18 Apr, 2017

Soul City Institute, under the auspice of the STRIVE research consortium, conducted a community-based study to assess the density of alcohol outlets in one urban and one rural community and explore young people’s perspectives on alcohol advertising, marketing and availability, as well as their drinking patterns and sexual health and safety.

Drinking and the price children pay
Karel
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18 Apr, 2017

The Star - March 2017 - There is an urgent need for more stringent legislation and monitoring of alcohol usage by South African youth.

Rape taxi crisis brings vulnerability to women
Karel
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02 Apr, 2017

As many more women step forward with allegations of taxi rapes, the Soul City Institute for Social Justice has warned that many more will go unreported as long as victims of rape feel that the justice systems fails to deal effectively with such cases. The Soul City Institute with other concerned citizens and civil society organisations will partake in a march to raise awareness and to create a safe environment for women commuters.

Booze adverts tempt kids
Karel
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26 Feb, 2017

Bombarding young people with alcohol advertisements and operating taverns close to schools entices them to start drinking alcohol much earlier in their lives, a new study has found.

Alcohol ads luring SA youth to drink
Karel
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24 Feb, 2017

Young people have admitted that alcohol advertisements entice them to drink, providing a further impetus for a proposed ban on alcohol advertising.

Policy Brief: Alcohol marketing, youth and sexual health risks
Karel
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23 Feb, 2017

The study found that rural and urban youth are heavily exposed to persuasive and appealing alcohol advertising in their home environment. Easy access to alcohol and low prices facilitate alcohol misuse and related health risks including risks to their sexual health.

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