SI welcomes Kathy King as SI Treasurer Elect

"It is with great pleasure that Soroptimist International announces the successful candidate for the position of SI Treasurer Elect. Kathy King, from SI of the Americas, has a variety of skills that will be an asset to the SI Treasurer’s position.  She has financial experience with all aspects of accounting, contract development

Recruitment: SI Assistant Director of Advocacy

International Assistant Director of Advocacy to SI (Soroptimist International) Limited 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2021   Soroptimist International is pleased to announce that it is inviting applications for the volunteer role, SI Assistant Director of Advocacy for the 2020– 21 biennium. The SI Assistant Director of Advocacy will

Recruitment SI Director of Advocacy 2020-2021

International Director of Advocacy to SI (Soroptimist International) Limited 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2021  Soroptimist International is pleased to announce that it is inviting applications for the volunteer role, SI Director of Advocacy for the 2020– 21 biennium. The SI Director of Advocacy, who is also appointed as

CSW63 SI Webinar

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. A Soroptimist delegation will join representatives of Member States, UN entities, and other ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all over the world. This year

FGM TaskForce

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart - SI Downey - Camino Real Region "Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a real issue affecting a growing number of women and girls in the Los Angeles area.  Inspired by New York City's FGM task force, several grassroots organizations, community members, and an interfaith

Girl’s Rights and Human Rights Frameworks

A blog by Vanesa Treers, SI UN Representative, New York. "The Human Rights Declaration set the tone where “we are all equal in dignity and rights”, additionally, it called upon the need to pay special attention to children - “children are entitled to special care”. Furthermore, The Convention on the

Human Trafficking Forum and Fair for SI Downey

A blog written by Cecilia Goñez - SI Downey, Chair of Human Trafficking "Soroptimist International of Downey, California, held its first Annual Human Trafficking Forum & Fair on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at the Downey Adult School.  SI of Montebello showed support and solidarity with SI of Downey by donating coffee
Sonyanga FGM

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

A blog by Kay Richmond, (SIGBI Programme Director) and Rita Beaumont (SIGBI Assistant Programme Director to health and food security). "Following on from Dr. Nina Smart’s blog in December 2018, in which she explains what Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is and ‘why it takes place’… we might ask, what can

CSW63 SI Written Statement

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. The Priority theme is Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The

Commission for Social Development (CSocD57)

The fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) will take place from 11 to 21 February 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. Priority Theme for the 2019 Session The priority theme is

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