• SI joins #AWIDMembers virtual lobby: Women & #Post2015 Development Agenda

    23/09/13

    On 25 September, the UN Secretary-General will present his vision for the Post-2015 development agenda in a report to be considered by the  68th Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Soroptimist International will be joining other members of the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) in reminding world leaders that women's rights are human rights and must be at the heart of…

  • International Peace Day – From Armed Conflict to a Culture of Peace

    20/09/13

    Image: SI Bangalore poster competition - Peace Day 2013 - St Euphrasia school "On this International Day of Peace, let us pledge to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect.  Let us invest in the schools and teachers that will build a fair and inclusive world that embraces diversity.  Let us fight for peace and defend it…

  • We must break new ground to build the world we want: SI Statement on Post-2015 Agenda

    18/09/13

    Soroptimist International has added its voice to the global debate over developing a Post-2015 development agenda, releasing a Position Statement and series of key asks today. A worldwide discussion led by the United Nations is underway to shape a new development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they expire in 2015. The first formal proposal was presented in…

  • 24-Hour Broadcast for Peace – Watch here on 21st September!

    16/09/13

    Soroptimist International is proud to be part of the Peace One Day NGO coalition, working together for a safer world. On International Peace Day, 21 September, Peace One Day will present 24 hours of incredible live content from all around the world and you can watch it  here! The broadcast will include: Peace One Day celebration from the Peace Palace at…

  • New UN Report on Gender-Violence: Educating Men and Boys and Changing Attitudes Crucial

    12/09/13

    Changing attitudes among men and boys and tackling inequality are vital to eradicating gender-violence, re-affirms a new UN study, which interviewed 10,000 men in Asia and the Pacific.  The report uncovered shocking levels of domestic abuse, sexual violence and rape, but also reaffirms that violence against women is not inevitable, with education programmes and community mobilization playing a vital role in prevention. These…

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