• Protecting Women and Girls from Transnational Crime: Soroptimists Attend UN Conference

    29/10/14

    Women and girls suffer at the hands of transnational organised crime. They are trafficked, used as domestic slaves and exploited. This problem was discussed by around 800 ambassadors, ministers, NGOs and members of Civil Society at the United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime during the Conference of the Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime. Soroptimist International’s UN Representative Dora Vrdlovec…

  • SI Club Projects October 2014

    20/10/14

    Click on the image above to view photographs of this months Club Projects SI Pune Metro East, India  In an effort to Increase access to formal and non-formal learning opportunities, Soroptimist International Pune Metro East, India recently worked in partnership with the Deep Griha Society, Pune, to design modules to impart life skills to young girls and women so as…

  • Beijing+20: What is it all about?

    15/10/14

    Beijing +20 is a phrase Soroptimists will have heard more and more in recent months and it is going to be a key issue leading up to the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), which will happen in March 2015 in New York. But what is Beijing +20, and why is it so important? This…

  • The Post-2015 Development Agenda: What is Soroptimist International doing about it?

    10/10/14

    The ‘Post-2015 Development Agenda’ or ‘Post-2015’ are phrases used a lot for Soroptimist International’s work at the United Nations. But what exactly do they mean, and why is it important for Soroptimists to be involved?  Post 2015 – What is that all about? The Post-2015 Development Agenda will follow on from the Millennium Development Goals. The content of this new…

  • The Background and Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    09/10/14

    The Millennium Development Goals The Post-2015 Development Agenda will follow on from the Millennium Development Goals. The Millennium Development Goals have a target date of 2015; this is when they are meant to be achieved by. The 8 Millennium Development Goals are: 1. Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education 3. Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women…

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