SI Board Restructure

At the recent SI Final Board Meeting of the 2015- 2017 biennium, the directors unanimously agreed to restructure the SI board. Today, they have released the following statement to ensure all members are informed and have the opportunity to show their support for this positive step forward for our global

SI President’s Post: Promoting Awareness of Human Trafficking

Innovative education for effective crime prevention: the Alliance promoting awareness of human trafficking among flight crew. "Human trafficking is a heinous crime and one which affects women in greater numbers than men. Soroptimists worldwide raise awareness, and advocate for change to address this confronting issue. An event I attended aimed

CSW61 NGO Forum Consultation Day Breakout Group Report

As part of the CSW61 NGO Consultation Day organised by the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY) on 12 March 2017, attendees broke out for discussions into five groups: Ending All Forms of Forced Labour (Modern-day Slavery, Early Marriage, Trafficking),  Envisioning a Feminist Internet, Creating Equalities of

SI President-Elect Mariet Verhoef-Cohen appointed Vice-Chair Water Scarcity Committee

During the Global Framework for Action to Cope with Water Scarcity in Agriculture Partners’ and stakeholders’ Meeting, held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on 19 and 20 April 2017, Soroptimist International President-Elect and Women for Water Partnership President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen was appointed Vice-Chair of the interim Steering Committee (SC), which

Where We Stand Statements

Here you will find Soroptimist International's stance on various issues that affect the lives of women and girls. Gender-Based Violence Soroptimist International is committed to end all forms of violence which affect women and girls disproportionately. Gender-based violence occurs in the family, in the general community, and through actions perpetrated

SI Training Webinar – CSW61

Anusha Santhirasthipam, SISWP President Elect / SI Director and Member of the SI Leadership Development Committee and SI Advocacy Committee, is to host two live Webinar Training sessions, intended for Soroptimist International delegates of CSW61, and all Soroptimists interested in advocacy, government engagement, networking and policy lobby work at the

SI President-Elect speaks at ‘Safeguarding the Environment and Sustainable use of Water Resources’.

ACUNS Vienna-UN Annual Conference 'Implementing the 2030 Agenda: A New Vision for Development – The Contributions of UN Vienna-based Organizations', took place 17-19 January 2017. Hosted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the conference brought together major-stakeholders, including the diplomatic community, academics and civil society organisations
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