• Soroptimist International Convention 2015 - new website launched

    26/03/14

      A new website has been launched to promote the 20th Soroptimist International Convention, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey,  9-12 July 2015.  Soroptimist International Conventions take place every four years, bringing together Soroptimists from around the world to meet,  develop friendships, learn from one another, hear from expert speakers and be inspired! The last Convention in 2011 took…

  • Soroptimists in action around the world - latest Club projects for women and girls

    26/03/14

    With 3000 clubs in 127 countries and territories around the world, Soroptimist International undertakes a wide range of projects to help women and girls around the world. This round up of club projects reported in February and March 2014 gives a snapshot of some recent Soroptimist activity. Some projects described meet a local need, like SI Damansara (Malaysia) equipping young…

  • Key Steps Towards a Soroptimist International Africa Federation at Pretoria Conference

    24/03/14

      African Soroptimists have made significant progress towards the establishment of a Soroptimist International Africa Federation at a Conference in Pretoria, South Africa (20-22 March). “The Conference has been exciting and enriching and I am delighted that key resolutions have been passed”, says Soroptimist International President Ann Garvie. Read President Ann's full message. Soroptimists from 20 of the 29 African…

  • "Milestone" agreement at Commission on the Status of Women..but much more work to be done #CSW58

    24/03/14

    After two weeks of intense negotiations, UN Member states at the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58) have issued a strong statement that gender equality and women's rights must be central to the development agenda that succeeds the Millennium Development Goals. “The agreement represents a milestone towards a transformative global development agenda that puts the empowerment…

  • URGENT: Governments must stand by existing commitments to womens rights! #CSW58

    21/03/14

      As the 58th session of CSW enters its final day, Soroptimist International has expressed grave concern about the attempts by some governments to backtrack on existing agreements on women’s human rights. “We are asking all Soroptimists in Member States to contact their Government to encourage them to stay strong on agreed language”, explains SI Assistant Programme Director Caroline Leach,…

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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!