• SI Colombo: Club Work and Attending the Commonwealth


    Patsy Abayasekara, Club President for SI Colombo in Sri Lanka, along with club secretary Nelun  Tennekoon will be representing Soroptimist International at this year’s Commonwealth People’s Forum 2013. The theme will be Growth, Equity and Inclusive Development and will focus on the Post-2015 development agenda framework. Patsy and Nelun’s wealth of experience as Soroptimists will allow them to join in…

  • President Ann launches December 10 Appeal for Solar Lamps and Cookers


    “Can you imagine finding time to earn your living if you had to spend hours every day collecting firewood?  Or how you would study with no electric light in the evening?  One quarter of the world’s population do not have reliable access to electricity; 70% of these are women and girls living in developing countries.”  Soroptimist International President Ann Garvie…

  • Soroptimists hold event on Sustainable Development & the Post 2015 Agenda


    24th October 2013 Soroptimist International UN Representatives in New York organised an event entitled ‘’The Challenges of the Post 2015 agenda in Sustainable Development for NGO’s and Civil Society” which asked the question, what can civil society and NGOs do to engage the Post 2015 agenda? Opened by UN Lead Representative for Soroptimist International Lois Beilin, speakers included International President…

  • Educate, empower, enable: Soroptimist Clubs in Action this month


    Inspiring and innovative Soroptimist activities worldwide were reported in October to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls.  Here are some examples from Benin, Italy, UK, Sweden, Israel, India, Barbados, Germany, USA, Australia and Pakistan. Violence against women and human trafficking were key concerns, with events to raise awareness launched on international action days.   View the slide…

  • UN Security Council Adopts New Resolution


    On the 18th October the UN Security Council adopted a new resolution which urges women's full inclusion in peace talks and transitional justice. This demonstrates a great determination to put women’s leadership at the centre of conflict resolution and peace promotion. This is great news for Soroptimist International who believe women should have equal inclusion in all peace-making activities and…

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