• Changing faces at Soroptimist International HQ

    19/09/14

    Exciting times for the small Soroptimist International HQ staff team based in Cambridge, UK!  SI welcomes Jane Griffiths as part-time Project Manager for See Solar, Cook Solar, President Ann Garvie's December 10th Appeal to educate and empower women and girls and tackle energy poverty through solar energy. Jane will be working one day a week, covering part of the role…

  • In pictures: Soroptimist clubs educate, empower and enable women and girls

    11/09/14

    In 3000 communities across 130 countries and territories, Soroptimist International  clubs are working to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls in their local area and beyond.   Take a look at some of the latest club actions, reported in July and August 2014, in this slideshow and read more below.  Can't view the slideshow? See it on Flickr.…

  • Soroptimists mark International Literacy Day at UNESCO event

    08/09/14

      Updated 15 September 2014 The Soroptimist International UN Representative team in Paris has been instrumental in organising an event at UNESCO to mark International Literacy Day today. Soroptimist International of Europe Executive Director Anne Simon was one of the speakers at the event,  standing in for SIE's President-Elect Maria-Elisabetta de Franciscis who had to withdraw due to a  family…

  • “Literacy not only changes lives, it saves them” - International Literacy Day 2014

    08/09/14

     Image: SI Bonaberi-Douala’s adult literacy centre, Cameroon, PFR 34067 "Literacy not only changes lives, it saves them". That’s the simple and powerful truth at the heart of UNESCO’s rallying call for  greater investment and a redoubling of efforts to bring literacy to all. Literacy is an absolute necessity for achieving basic rights and when women are literate, research shows their…

  • Soroptimists respond to Ebola outbreak - SI Freetown (Sierra Leone)

    04/09/14

      Members of SI Freetown (2012) Soroptimist International Freetown (Sierra Leone) has been working closely with local partners to respond to the Ebola outbreak, which has now killed over 1900 people in West Africa. According to the World Health Organisation, there have been 3500 confirmed or probable cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, leading WHO chief to describe the…

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