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Young Women demand action on Sexual Violence
Karel
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04 Jul, 2016

Rape is not taken seriously and women who report such crimes are often victimised afterwards said young women attending a dialogue on violence at the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as part of Youth Month activities.

This is your campaign, so name it!
Karel
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01 Jul, 2016

The Department of Health has initiated the Girls and Young Women Campaign, to empower girls and young women. The campaign is informed by a report that suggests a disproportionate burden of HIV among adolescent girls and young women, between ages 15-24 years, in South Africa.

Invitation: Sexual Violence and Voice
Karel
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27 Jun, 2016

Join Soul City and ta panel of young women from #FeesMustFall, Rise Young Women's Clubs, and #RUReferenceList for a discussion on violence against women.

Standing together to fight rape
Karel
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18 Mar, 2016

Rise Club chairperson, Zikhona Mbute, talks about being raped. She believes this will help others and will also help her to heal.

What is the truth about virginity testing
Karel
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17 Mar, 2016

Every year thousands of young women around South Africa are tested to find out if they are a virgin – someone who has not had sex. Some respect this as a cultural practice, others find it degrading. Rise visited a Club in KwaZulu-Natal in 2014 and spoke to some of the women involved. We also asked two young women, Nomalanga and Amanda, about their experiences.

Mbutho wethu!
Karel
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14 Mar, 2016

The Ngcobo-Zintombizodwa (Girls Only) Rise Young Women’s club from a rural District in the Eastern Cape has recorded a CD. The CD has a song dedicated to Rise Young Womens Clubs, their Club Coordinator, Pienaar Motabene and Soul City.

Achievers Take Action event - King Williams Town
Karel
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14 Mar, 2016

The (ATA) Achievers Take Action event hosted by Soul City Institute (SCI) for the Humble Helpers Club, held on the 3 of March at West Bank Senior Secondary School in King Williams Town, was indeed a great success. The aim of this event was to encourage young girls to be aware of the fact if one wants to achieve any goal they have set for themselves, the only way to achieve that goal is by taking action.

Motheo Rise District Meeting
Karel
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10 Mar, 2016

The Motheo Rise District meeting took place at Navilsig High School in Bloemfontein, on Sunday 06 March 2016.

Flying High
Karel
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09 Mar, 2016

Asnath Mahape is the first black woman pilot in South Africa. At the age of 35 she is flying huge passenger planes to placeslike London. But it has been a struggle to succeed.

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