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The Soul City Institute calls on President Ramaphosa to act on ANC MP, Mr Boy Mamabolo
Karel
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24 Feb, 2020

The Soul City Institute (SCI) notes with alarm weekend reports of allegations of domestic violence against African National Congress MP, Mr Boy Mamabolo. Mr Mambolo played an integral role in last week’s SONA deliberations in which violence against women was used to score political points. Last week’s discussions in Parliament did the fight for women's Constitutional rights to equality, dignity and freedom no favours.

Lebo Ramafoko: Warrior Woman
Karel
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07 Feb, 2020

Feminist Lebo Ramafoko inherited her mother’s fiery temperament. But it was her father who became her compass, her inspiration, the role model who taught her to reach for the stars.

#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.

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Soul City Institute demands justice for slain Tshegofatso Pule

The Soul City Institute has called for justice following the brutal murder of Soweto woman, Tshegofatso Pule, who was found dead hanging from a tree this week.

Here's how Uber, local groups are helping GBV victims during lockdown

The scourge of gender-based violence across the world during the coronavirus pandemic has forged partnerships to help victims.

Covid-19: Cele calls for swift action on ‘lockdown-related’ GBV

Non-profit organisation Soul City Institute For Social Justice implored the Minister of Police, Beki Cele to act swiftly on perpetrators of gender based violence as is being done to transgressors of the lockdown regulations.

This mobile app assists victims of abuse during lockdown

For a country with the world's highest rate of femicide, the 21-day lockdown is a dangerous period for many victims of abuse.

The Soul City Institute calls on President Ramaphosa to act on ANC MP, Mr Boy Mamabolo

The Soul City Institute (SCI) notes with alarm weekend reports of allegations of domestic violence against African National Congress MP, Mr Boy Mamabolo. Mr Mambolo played an integral role in last week’s SONA deliberations in which violence against women was used to score political points. Last week’s discussions in Parliament did the fight for women's Constitutional rights to equality, dignity and freedom no favours.

Lebo Ramafoko: Warrior Woman

Feminist Lebo Ramafoko inherited her mother’s fiery temperament. But it was her father who became her compass, her inspiration, the role model who taught her to reach for the stars.

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.