• Help to End Sexual Violence in Conflict! - A Global Call to Advocacy


    Soroptimist International Advocacy Focus Sexual Violence in Conflict has been a major topic of discussion across the world recently. The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, held in London in June, triggered much of this discussion. The Summit is to date the largest gathering on this subject. 1,700 delegates and 129 country delegations, including 79 Ministers were in…

  • Soroptimists join UN in marking first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons


    Image: USA, SI Anti-Trafficking march in Camino Real, SI Conejo (PFR: 34025). 30 July 2014 is  the UN’s first World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Soroptimist International supports the call for greater global awareness and reports on some of the many effective Soroptimist actions across the world to end this despicable crime against humanity. "I was grateful for the lecture…

  • Federations gather to learn, share and celebrate!


    July is a month of major gatherings for two of the four Soroptimist International Federations; Soroptimists from  the SI of the Americas Federation are arriving in Vancouver, Canada, this week for their Biennial Convention, while SI of Europe held their Governors’ meeting from 10-12 July. The Power of Girls - SI of the Americas Convention   The power of girls…

  • We are #StrongerThan fear, hatred, violence and poverty. Malala calls for release of Nigerian schoolgirls and education for all #MalalaDay


      “We are stronger than the enemies of education. We are stronger than fear, hatred, violence and poverty.  They thought that bullets would silence us, but they failed. Instead, out of that silence came thousands of voices. My birthday wish this year is that we all raise our voices for those under oppression, to show our own power and that…

  • "An inspiring woman who encouraged and nurtured younger members" - Past International President Betty Loughhead Turland dies


      Betty Loughhead Turland, who served as Soroptimist International President from 1983 to 1985, died peacefully last week in Christchurch, New Zealand. In a message of sympathy to the Soroptimist International South West Pacific Federation, President Ann Garvie described her as "a most delightful lady who served our organisation with dignity and pride". Betty Loughhead Turland was a member of…

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