• Projects Showcased at UN Congress by SI UN Rep


    SI UN Representative, Martina Gredler, is in Doha at the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice advocating for the inclusion of women and girls, and NGOs and civil society in the development and implementation of policies that protect victims.   On the 16 April 2015, Martina was a panelist at a workshop entitled, ‘Public contribution to crime…

  • SI Attending 13th UN Congress on Crime


    “There is no peace without development, no development without peace, and there is no lasting peace or sustainable development without respect for human rights and the rule of law.” - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon   Soroptimist International UN Representative, Martina Gredler, will be joining government representatives, policy makers and experts at the 13th UN Crime Congress in Doha, Qatar. The…

  • CSW - Up Close with Soroptimist International


      We talk to International President Ann Garvie, President Elect Yvonne Simpson, SI UN Rep Bette Levy, IPP of the Belgian Union Gerda Rosiers, SIGBI APD ECOSOC (UN) Pat Black, SISWP FPD Di Lockwood and President of SI Dublin Catherine Giblin.   What was the stand out experience for you at CSW and why? Ann Garvie:  I thought the Four…

  • Gender Equality and Social Development: SI UN Representative Speaks at UN event


      Soroptimist International UN Representative Bette Levy, was invited to speak at a UN side event at CSW59 together with UN Special Advisers, UN agency staff and Ambassador, HE Ms. Inga Rhonda King. ‘Copenhagen Meets Beijing: The Gender Dimensions of Social Development Policy and Praxis’,  focused on how grassroot changes in societies can happen to the benefit of all.  Bette…

  • Political Declaration Agreed at CSW59: What does it mean for women and girls?


    Governments formally agreed a Political Declaration on day one of CSW59, 9 March. But what impact will this have on the future advancement of gender equality?   CSW59 hosted the global review of Beijing+20 and the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, providing governments, NGOs and civil society with an important opportunity to reaffirm their political will and ambitions…

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