• South West Pacific Soroptimists gather to celebrate "Uniqueness in Diversity"


      Image: The SISWP conference logo incorporates the 13 petals of a flower reflecting the flags of the 13 Federation countries Soroptimists from SI South West Pacific (SISWP) are gathering for the Federation's 19th Biennial Conference of Clubs in Kuching, Malaysia, which opens on Thursday.  Soroptimists from the 13 SISWP countries will be joined by Soroptimist International President Ann Garvie…

  • Dominican Republic becomes 129th Soroptimist country!


      Image: map showing location of Dominican Republic in red (Author: Rei-Artur, shared via Creative Commons) On Saturday 26th April, Soroptimist International welcomed its newest Club and first in the Dominican Republic: Soroptimist International Santo Domingo.  There are now Soroptimist International clubs in 129 countries and territories worldwide. “I’m delighted to see that the 20 new members of Santo Domingo…

  • Soroptimists in action around the world - Club projects for women and girls (April 2014)


    Check out a snapshot of what Soroptimists are doing to support women and girls around the world in this round up of club projects reported in the last month! From job skills for girls in the USA to visiting the elderly in Israel and Australia, educating women about their health in Benin, economic empowerment through gardening in Mongolia, it gives…

  • 20 Years on from the Rwanda Genocide: promoting peace, unity and understanding


    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and world figures will participate in the official commemoration of the Rwanda genocide today, during which at least 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and politically moderate Hutus were killed in 1994 in three months of bloodletting that followed the death of the then-president Juvenal Habyarimana. "We will always remember the more than…

  • “Small bite, big threat” – highlighting vector-borne diseases for World Health Day


      Photo: Malaria medicine distributed by community group Mamas Optimistas in Angola, funded by Soroptimist clubs Denmark 7 April is World Health Day and this year the World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases, such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme disease, schistosomiasis, and yellow fever, carried by mosquitoes, flies, ticks, water snails and…

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