Soroptimists raise € 55.000 for School for Justice

Actress and Free a Girl Ambassador, Mallika Sherawat, continues to raise her voice regarding the heinous crime of forced child prostitution, by joining Free a Girl’s Lock Me Up Campaign at the 71st Cannes Film Festival 2018, wherein Mallika was locked up in a small cage at the Radisson Blu,

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A blog by Wanda Peters, SI Public Relations Officer "On 3 May 2018, I attended a keynote address and panel discussion entitled ‘Leadership in Human Rights, Diversity, and Inclusion’ in the Academiegebouw, one of the beautiful old buildings of Utrecht University. This year, on 10 December to be precise, it

News from the 4th SIFAF conference

Photo: The SIFAF Conference poster News from 4th SIFAF conference co-authored by Mary Muia, SIFAF President, Task Force Chair,  and member of SI Karen Blixen Club of Nairobi Kenya, and Wanda Peters, SI Public Relations 2017-2019. With 1788 members in 27 countries on the African continent, SIFAF, the Soroptimist International Future

Raising the baton for Australian Soroptimists

by Catherine Heiner, Publicity Officer, SI Bayside "SI Australian President, Ralda Forzin, participated in the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR), raising the baton high for Australian Soroptimists. The Queen’s Baton arrived at the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games last Wednesday. Photo: Ralda Forzin participated in the Queen’s Baton

Healthy Women, Healthy Families – Supporting Project Sothea in Cambodia

Blog by Theresa W. Devasahayam, Secretary, Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS) "A significant objective of international development has focused on maternal mortality reduction in keeping with Sustainable Development Goal 3 aimed at reducing the maternal mortality ratio across the world to less than 70 per 100,000 live births by 2030.

Water – Decade for Action

On World Water Day, 22 March 2018, the International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028 was launched at the United Nations. The Decade aims to further improve cooperation, partnership, and capacity development in response to the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Following a presentation of a short

Soroptimist International – Memories of CSW62

The single largest forum for the UN Member States, civil society organizations, and other international actors, CSW is the place to build consensus and commitment on policy actions, and this year the focus turned to women and girls working and living in rural locations. A delegation led by SI President,


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