• In pictures: Soroptimist clubs in action around the world!


    See some of the latest Soroptimist International club projects to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls around the world in this round up of actions reported in June 2014.  View the slideshow below (or see on Flickr here) and read more in the descriptions below.  SI Mackay (Australia) supported a 'Real Me Shine' Programme, teaching girls at…

  • Where Do We Go From Here? Looking Forward After the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict


    “Together, we committed to break the taboo around wartime rape and take action to put an end to its use, and to shatter the culture of impunity… We pledged our support for engendering a global shift in attitudes towards sexual violence, causing a lasting and profound shift, transforming world opinion.  Sexual violence is not a lesser crime: it is an…

  • Advocacy Round Up: A Month of Firsts and Big Beginnings!


    1st United Nations Environment Assembly SI’s UN Reps in Nairobi, Alice Odingo and Rose Mwangi, are making SI’s presence felt at the world’s first UN Environment Assembly. Alice is chairing the thematic group on “Financing the Green Economy”, and our reps will be drafting the statement on that subject. “Be sure issues to do with women’s rights will not be…

  • Nordic Soroptimists unite to urge new action on women’s rights #Beijing20


      Soroptimists from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, SI International President Ann Garvie and SI Europe Federation President Ulla Madsen were among nearly 20,000 participants at a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The Nordic Forum - New Action on Women's Rights in Malmö , Sweden from 12-15 June, featured seminars, exhibitions and speakers, including UN Women Executive Director…

  • Coordination is Vital to End Sexual Violence: The Message from Soroptimist UN Reps


    Whilst the Ending Sexual Violence Global Summit was happening in London, Soroptimist International UN Reps were busy attending parallel events in UN Centres across the world. The message that came out of events in New York and Geneva was clear: to end sexual violence against women, coherent and cooperative policies must be adopted globally. Soroptimists all over the world are…

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Welcome to the on line world of Soroptimist International! This section will connect you to the global community of SI.  For Soroptimists, log in to the club members section for more resources and use on line reporting to tell us about your projects!