Join the the Generation Equality Forum Public Conversation Platform

The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) is a global multi-stakeholder gathering that brings together gender equality advocates from different sectors of society, including governments, civil society, private sector, academics, artists, youth actors, and social influencers. The Forum will take place this year, commencing in Mexico from 29-31 March and culminating in Paris in

Clean Water for Rural Communities in Peninsular Malaysia

Report by Joanne Yeoh, Project Manager Many readers will have followed the development of the water and food security projects that took place in Kampung, (Kg.) Long Tanyit, Sarawak, and in Kg. Gana in Sabah, Malaysia as part of the 2017-2019 'Women, Water & Leadership' President's Appeal. Following this transformative

The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65)

The 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place from 15 – 26 March 2021 in a hybrid format with mostly virtual meetings. Delegates of Soroptimist International (SI) will attend together with representatives from Member States, UN entities, and accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all

Beyond Football: Shreeja India and the SI Road to Equality

Written by Ayushi Kundu, Co-ordinator for the SI Road to Equality As a part of the Soroptimist International President’s Appeal for 2019-2021 ‘The Road to Equality’, Soroptimist International has launched its newest collaboration with Shreeja India: ‘BEYOND FOOTBALL’. In India, even if village girls enrol in schools as children, around

Building Back Greener – UNEA 5 is Here!

The United Nations Environment Assembly is the world’s highest-level decision-making body for the environment. The Assembly meets biennially in Nairobi, Kenya, to set priorities for global environmental policies and to develop international environmental law. Due to the global pandemic, the fifth session of the UNEA will be split into two events, with

CSocD59: The First Virtual Civil Society Forum (CSF)

Blog by Allie Liu, SI Communications & Advocacy Assistant. As the 59th Session of the Commission of Social Development (CSocD59) commenced at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Committee on CSocD held the first virtual Civil Society Forum (CSF). Along with opening and closing

It’s in the Trees!

A round-up of just some of the projects taking place this year to build a greener future. SI Townsville Breakwater, Region: SI North Queensland, Australia. As Townsville is a City located in the tropics in the north of the Australian State of Queensland, it is a gateway to the Great


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