• Farewell to a Warm and Dedicated Soroptimist: Founding President of SI South West Pacific Federation Dies

    06/03/14

      Soroptimist International is saddened by the news of the death of Mary Whitehead, founding President and Honorary Life Member of the Soroptimist International South West Pacific Federation, on Saturday 1st March.  “Soroptimists must recognise her outstanding commitment and dedication to our global organisation”, writes Soroptimist International Presdent Ann Garvie in a letter of condolence to SI South West Pacific…

  • Equality for Women is Progress for Men and Boys

    27/02/14

    The official United Nations theme for International Women's Day 2014 is "Equality for Women is Progress for All." In the run-up to International Women's Day Soroptimist International are focussing on how gender equality benefits everyone; this week we're looking in particular at men and boys. Equality for Women is Progress for Men and Boys because gender stereotypes restrict opportunities for…

  • International President’s Message: Inspire Change for International Women’s Day

    26/02/14

      Soroptimist International President Ann Garvie has called on Soroptimists to use all available communication channels to inspire change for women and girls and challenge gender inequality. In a message for International Women’s Day, she writes: “This is a global day of celebration and reflection of women’s successes and achievements, economically, politically and socially. Notwithstanding, we are acutely aware that…

  • International Women's Day: Equality for Women is Progress for All!

    13/02/14

      Soroptimist International will be celebrating the benefits that equality for women brings for everyone on International Women's Day (8 March).   Following UN Women's announcement of their theme for this year's IWD, Equality for Women is Progress for All, SI will be producing a series of resources to promote understanding that gender equality is not only a human right, but…

  • NY Reps attend the 8th Working Group on the SDG's and the 52nd Session of the CSocD.

    12/02/14

    February is proving to be a busy month for Soroptimist International's UN Representatives, New York. They recently attended the Opening Session to the 8th Session of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals held from February 3 - 7. UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka opened the Session with a speech on the importance of promoting gender equality,…

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