• Men Unite Against Gender Violence at Barbershop Conference

    28/01/15

      On the 14 – 15 January, a unique Barbershop Conference was held to help end violence against women and girls.  What made this conference different was that it aimed to bring men and boys into the conversation about ending gender violence.  Violence against women and girls is a pervasive violation of human rights and an unacceptable manifestation of gender-based…

  • SI Club Projects December 2014

    31/12/14

      Click on the picture above to view the flickr album of projects for December 2014.   SI Arnhem-Oost, Netherlands worked alongside local speakers and musicians to hold fundraising events to support thirty students living in Rhotia Valley Children's Home. The project has resulted in the children having access to school uniforms, extra lessons in English, school meals and text…

  • Advocacy Roundup: SI UN Reps Work to Secure the Rights of Women and Girls

    29/12/14

    Global Violence: Psychological Perspectives, Preventions, Interventions and Future Trends Angelina Akhvlediani, New York Increasingly, violence is not just considered to be a physical problem. The psychological aspects to the causes and effects of violence need to be understood to help determine the best strategy to end the global problem of violence. Following the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence,…

  • International President's Message December 2014

    24/12/14

    Seasons Greetings from International President Ann Garvie   Sadly, as we depart from 2014 we leave behind many recent tragedies which have taken their toll on societies within our Soroptimist family. In Peshawar, Pakistan, the massacre of more than 100 school children and their teachers by the Taliban has been met with condemnation. Only days earlier in Australia, a terrorist…

  • Our thoughts are with you - Si Karachi Central, Pakistan

    24/12/14

    Talat Pasha, member of SI Karachi Central, Pakistan, and SIGBI Board Member, writes a letter, reaching out to Soroptimists across the globe.   "I am writing this to ask  if  Soroptimists all over the world would  join in our sorrow and raise their voices against this horrific crime". Talat suggests holding candle lit vigils during meetings or anywhere suitable, taking…

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