Press Releases

The Gender Impact Of South Africa’s Pandemics
Karel
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08 Sep, 2021

23 000 pregnancies among 10-19-year-olds in Gauteng, 934 unattended cases of statutory rape, 1300 new cases of HIV in 10–19-year-old girls every week, is unacceptable.

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.

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Press Release: Ngcukaitobi and Gqamana judgement shows the extent of South Africa’s rape culture crisis

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice is appalled by the overturning by Acting Judge Tembeka Ngcukaitobi and Judge Nyameko Gqamana of the seven-year prison sentence originally handed down to Loyiso Coko for raping his partner.

The Gender Impact Of South Africa’s Pandemics

23 000 pregnancies among 10-19-year-olds in Gauteng, 934 unattended cases of statutory rape, 1300 new cases of HIV in 10–19-year-old girls every week, is unacceptable.

Teenage pregnancy is evidence that South Africa continues to fail girls and young women

934 girls aged 10-14 years old in South Africa gave birth between April 2020 and March 2021 in Gauteng.

Soul City Institute Speaks Out Against the Attempted Depowerment of Judge Sisi Khampepe by the Jacob Zuma Foundation

5 July 2021 - The Soul City Institute (SCI) notes with concern the attempted depowerment of Judge Sisi Khampepe by the former President Jacob Zuma’s Foundation.

The Soul City Institute extends its condolences to the family of Lufuno Mavhunga

The Soul City Institute extends its condolences to the family of Lufuno Mavhunga, the 15-year-old learner who allegedly committed suicide as a result of alleged bullying at school.

Open Letter: Concerns regarding the abuse of people especially women in churches

Open Letter from Phinah Kodisang to the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities Act (CRL) and the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

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.

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.

Soul City Institute announces departure of its CEO, Ms Lebogang Ramafoko

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice has announced the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms Lebogang Ramafoko, who will leave the organisation at the end of 2019.