Elder Abuse – Does it Exist?

A blog by Frances Zainoeddin, SI UN Representative, New York "My name is Frances and I have been a Representative of SI to the United Nations in New York for a year, following mainly issues related to sustainable development and older persons.  I am also involved in efforts to elaborate

Towards an Effective Remedy for Safe Migration

A blog by Barbara Rochman, SI UN Representative, New York. "Migration is nothing new on our planet.  Earliest human migrations across continents began two million years ago. Homo sapiens left from Africa about 100,000 years ago.  About 60,000 years ago they migrated across Asia and continued to arrive on new

Educate to Lead: Nepal and Harambee Arts – Supporting vulnerable girls through Expressive Arts

Founded in Kenya in 2007, Harambee Arts is a pioneer in the development and delivery of a toolkit of psychosocial activities, working to transform and improve the lives of women and children suffering the devastating psychosocial impact of human trafficking, poverty, war, violence and illness. Partnering with grassroots programmes and

Educate to Lead: Nepal and the Women and Girls Education Project

The Australian Himalayan Foundation's, (AHF) Women and Girls Education Project (WGEP) in the remote disadvantaged region of the Lower SoluKhumbu region of Nepal, supported by the Soroptimist International President’s Appeal, was set up to provide educational opportunities for women and girls to help them rebuild their lives following the devastating

CSW61 NGO Forum Consultation Day Breakout Group Report

As part of the CSW61 NGO Consultation Day organised by the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY) on 12 March 2017, attendees broke out for discussions into five groups: Ending All Forms of Forced Labour (Modern-day Slavery, Early Marriage, Trafficking),  Envisioning a Feminist Internet, Creating Equalities of

Diamond Celebrations for SI St Albans and District

Women Serving the St Albans Community Since 1957  a blog by Jane Slatter, SI St Albans and District "The highlight of our weekend celebrating the 60th anniversary of SI St Albans and District, was the glittering diamond gala dinner on Saturday night at Aldwickbury Park Golf Club, Harpenden. Guests of

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