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Young people and alcohol advertising
Karel
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23 Feb, 2017

Young people’s views on alcohol advertising, marketing and availability have a direct influence on drinking patterns and sexual behaviour in society, say researchers who addressed a media briefing hosted by the Soul City Institute for Social Justice today.

Gauteng Provincial Government (Gauteng City Region) and Soul City Institute unveil : partnership against drugs and alcohol abuse
Karel
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06 Dec, 2016

The Gauteng Provincial Government and its implementing partner for the Anti-Substance Abuse Social Movement, Soul City Institute, launched the brand identity and communications campaign for the Gauteng City Region Anti-substance Abuse Social Movement campaign, aimed at driving social mobilisation awareness in communities, schools and tertiary institutions as well as announce its partners on the campaign.

#16DaysOfActivism
Karel
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26 Nov, 2016

Join us as we kick start #16DaysOfActivism campaign on violence against women and children. All of us need to intensify our efforts to end violence against women and children.

A fallen pearl (written by Palesa Nkosi, Witbank) #16DaysOfActivism
Karel
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26 Nov, 2016

The body of a 17-year old girl missing from home since Thursday (6/10/2016) has been discovered. A passer-by found *Pearl Masango’s body on Sunday afternoon in a tall grass field near her house in Extension 14. Friends of Pearl said they left her by the gate of her house on Thursday evening after church.

“I live my life in fear” #16DaysOfActivism
Karel
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26 Nov, 2016

My name is Smangele Mzelemu I'm 22 years old from Kwanzimakwe under Ugu District in Ray Konyeni municipality, I went to Nombuso high school and I finished my matric last year.

[PODCAST] Morning Talk, 11 Nov Growing substance abuse in SA
Karel
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15 Nov, 2016

A literature review commissioned by the Soul City Institute has revealed that South Africa has a serious drug usage problem twice that of the global norm. Surely this is of great concern to the nation as a whole. What are some of the underlying factors behind this?

Liquor bill must be embraced
Karel
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11 Nov, 2016

Government’s determination when it took on tobacco is what’s needed to deal with alcohol and its social problems IT WAS deeply disappointing to read in the media recently that the two major political parties have seemingly dismissed proposals in the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill, recently re‐ leased for public comment by the Department of Trade and In‐ dustry (DTI).

Growing substance abuse challenge in South Africa
Karel
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09 Nov, 2016

Substance abuse is a global challenge with detrimental effects on health, wealth and security of nations, according to panelists who addressed a media briefing hosted by the Soul City Institute for Social Justice today.

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