CSW61 Every girl. Everywhere. Period.

Thursday 16 March, and another fantastic day at CSW61. Following yesterday's successful Soroptimist International event, Opening the Door to Economic Empowerment for Women and Girls (click HERE to read the story), today began with the Informal NGO Morning Briefing, organised by NGO CSW/NY with H.E. Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Chair of the

Opening the Door to Economic Empowerment for Women and Girls

Organised by Soroptimist International (SI), ‘Opening the Door to Economic Empowerment for Women and Girls’ took place on Wednesday 15 March at 10:30am, in the Hardin Room, Church Centre. Recognising that advancing women’s economic empowerment in the world of work is essential for achieving gender equality, this event took a closer look

‘Difficult takes a day – impossible takes a week’ Future leaders & economic empowerment

13 March saw the parallel event,  'Future Leaders Economic Empowerment in the Changing International Work World. This unique programme sought to address the major challenges of college leavers, particularly the high difficulty in finding employment in a chosen career. The event looked at ideas and suggestions for those who find themselves in such

Opening Ceremony CSW61

A blog by Soroptimist International President, Yvonne Simpson "The Opening of CSW61 was held in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations, New York, today 13 March 2017. United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, addressed the Member States for the first time after taking office on 1st January 2017. Secretary-General António Guterres,

Does e-learning address challenges of education systems worldwide?

Guest Blog by Emma Whitelock, CEO of Linking Education and Disability Scotland "Thanks to a nomination from Soroptimist International, I had the enormous privilege of giving a presentation and being part of a panel session on the subject of, 'Does e-learning address challenges of education systems worldwide?' at the 2016 International UNESCO

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