• 17 Ambassadors, 9 countries: Soroptimists Educate, Exchange and Connect


      Educate Exchange Connection Ambassadors celebrate Soroptimist Friendship Day with SISWP President Siew Yong Gnanalingam. 17 Soroptimists from 9 countries in the SI South West Pacific (SISWP) Federation have taken part in an exchange programme to promote international friendship and understanding and encourage greater participation by younger women in the Soroptimist movement. The participants, all women under the age of…

  • UK Soroptimists receive award for human trafficking work


      Image: SI Midland Chase (UK) Purple Teardrop march against human trafficking in Lichfield At an event to mark the UK's national Anti-Slavery Day, Soroptimists Jackie Paling and Pauline Monk  have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the fight against human trafficking. British Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May MP presented them with a Marsh Award, where she also…

  • World Food Day: Women building a hunger-free world


    Soroptimist International President Ann Garvie, Programme Director Hilary Ratcliffe, and UN Representative Cinzia Palmi attended an event at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome to mark World Food Day on 16th October.  Director General of the FAO, Jose Graziano da Silva, reminded participants that there are 870 million people in the world today who suffer from hunger.…

  • BBC 100 Women Season - Soroptimists urged to participate


    Soroptimists across the world are being urged to take part in the BBC’s 100 Women season, which is highlighting the challenges and opportunities facing women in the 21st century. During October the Corporation’s news and current affairs programmes are featuring the struggle to access education, healthcare and better wages along with the real dangers posed by domestic violence, sexual abuse…

  • Empowering Rural Women, Promoting Food Security


      Image: SI Antananarivo Doyen "Seeds for All" project, part of the SI Union of Madagascar initiative  to improve food security and benefit households headed by women. A Soroptimist International of Europe Best Practice Award winner, supported by the German Soroptimist Union.  On the International Day of Rural Women, Soroptimist International focuses on the role of rural women as vital…

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