• Today is International Day of the Midwife


    International Day of the Midwife 5 May 2011 Over 340,000 women die each year in childbirth, with millions more suffering infection and disability as a result of preventable maternal causes.  UN agencies, the WHO and a host of civil society organisations, including Soroptimist International, are committed to addressing maternal mortality and morbidity through greater access to essential midwifery care worldwide,…

  • SI and SIA attend Japan Higashi Region Conference


     SI President Hanne and SI UN Rep. Yoko attend Japan Higashi Region Conference Part 1 Hanne and Yoko arrived in Tokyo, Japan, on April 14th just one month after Japan was hit by the huge Earthquake and tsunami. The majority of tourists and other visitors have since returned home and so Hanne's visit was an inspired action for Japanese Soroptimists. Hanne showed…

  • Family Planning Saves Mothers AND Children


    The Commission on Population and Development meeting at the UN in New York, April 11 – 15, 2011,  focused on the urgent need to provide family planning, reproductive health services and maternal care for millions of women in the developing world.   Secretary Ban Ki-moon supported the importance of family planning for more sustainable development and higher standards of living. Providing…

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