• Soroptimists meet R4WR, four young graduates raising awareness for Women's Rights


    “We had a great time meeting the young women of R4WR. They are young, bright and so motivated about their mission. They are the new generation Soroptimists!” Frances Luns, President-Elect SI Bangkok

  • Soroptimists Gather to Help Re-Energise the Women's Movement at Geneva Forum on Beijing+20


    Soroptimists from all four Federations and SI UN Representatives gathered Geneva to contribute to the NGO Forum on Bejing+20. The final report and recommendations developed at this NGO Forum were officially submitted to the UN ECE Regional Conference on Bejing+20. During the conference, the 12 Critical Areas of Concern of the Beijing Platform for Action were discussed. This event provided…

  • Advocacy Roundup: SI UN Reps Advocate for the Rights of Women and Girls


    This month Soroptimist International’s UN Representatives have been hard at work advocating for the rights of women and girls. Here is some of the news from New York, Paris, Geneva and Vienna, where the voices of Soroptimists have been heard on the issues of female genital mutilation, the Beijing Platform for Action and the human rights of older people.  …

  • Women’s Rights 20 Years after the Beijing Women’s Conference: Getting the Change Women Want


    On 26 October, Soroptimist International UN Representative Bette Levy moderated a panel entitled ‘UN Women and Beijing+20’. 20 years after the Beijing Platform for Action, and many women are still campaigning for the principles and commitments it outlined to become a reality. Unfortunately, many more women do not even know the Beijing Platform for Action exists! At this interactive panel…

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


    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…

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