CSW62 Webinar – Part Two

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. 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

CSW62 Soroptimist Advocacy Resources

Welcome to the Soroptimist International Advocacy Resource Pack. This pack should equip Soroptimists with key information to support you in your advocacy work at CSW62, making it possible for Soroptimists to speak with a global voice for women and girls. Please keep the pack with you whilst you attend events

International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart from Soroptimist Club Camino Real Region, California. "Female Genital Mutilation - FGM - is a global issue that continues to present challenges for Soroptimists when attempting to improve the lives of women and girls. Though a difficult subject to discuss, it is important that we face the

CSW62 Webinar – An Introduction

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. 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

Soroptimists Working to End Modern Day Slavery

A blog by SIA President, Dawn Marie Lemonds and Past International President, Alice Wells. "The 3rd Biennial Southwest Conference Against Trafficking (SWCAT), was held in Ontario California, from 11 - 13 January 2018. Three days were shared by over 200 conference participants from 8 states in USA and two countries

#4 Your Voice at the United Nations

This edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ includes articles on the Global Compact on Migration and UN Environment Assembly.   NGO-CSW Vienna   In November 2017, SI UN Representative in Vienna, Martina Gredler was re-elected as chair of NGO-CSW Vienna. On 24 November, ACUNS/NGO CSW Vienna/UNODC/Committee on Ageing partnered

Sharon Fisher announced SI President Elect

Soroptimist International President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen: “It gives me great pleasure to announce Sharon Fisher, as the new SI President Elect. Sharon will bring a wealth of experience to Soroptimist International and I am looking forward to working together with her.  Commencing her duties on our new SI Board from 1

International Migrants Day

In 2000, the General Assembly, named 18 December, International Migrants Day. The theme for 2017 is Safe Migration in a World on the Move. Earlier this year, Ulla Madsen, Past President of Soroptimist International of Europe, made a presentation as a panellist at the side event 'Safeguarding unaccompanied migrant minors from

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