Key Priorities in Education

Blog by Evelyne Para, SI UN Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). "During the working meeting organised on 10 March 2020 at UNESCO, by Marie-Claude Machon-Honore (Chairperson of the Liaison Committee of NGOs in partnership with UNESCO), interesting exchanges allowed several members of Civil Society

THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORLD OF WORK

SI UN Representative in New York, Marie D’Amato-Rizzi, urges Soroptimists to encourage their governments to ratify the International Labour Organisation's 'Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (C190)'. "On June 21, 2019, delegates at the Centenary International Labour Conference adopted a new Convention and

The role of water in tackling a global health emergency

SI Advocacy Advisor, Linda Witong, explains the importance of access to clean water in the context of a global health emergency. "It has been acknowledged that pandemics, which are large disease outbreaks that affect several countries, pose major health, social, and economic risks. A quick-moving pathogen spreading across the globe

Gathering Collective Power

A report by Dawn Marie Lemonds, SI Director and participant in Virtual CSW64 Consultation Forum "Its not New York and CSW64 - but it is the TIME!  The NGO/CSW Virtual Consultation Day provided a quick, 1.5 hour virtual forum for people to join from their living rooms, offices or coffee

Dreams come true in California

A blog by Linda Gillis, SI Clovis 'Dream It Be It' Chair The SIA Dream It Be It; Career Support for Girls Program ® (DIBI) reached more than 50 high school girls in the rural Central Valley town of Clovis, California this year. Soroptimist International of Clovis decided to hold

Soroptimists at Work Human Trafficking and the 5P’s

Human Trafficking Conference in California 6 and 7 March Five "P"s to focus on…Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, Partnerships, Policy”- Soroptimists at work! A blog by Dawn Marie Lemonds, SI Director Awareness, Advocacy, and Action continue to be the cornerstone of our mission.  Soroptimists in southern California supported the 14th Annual Ensure

Languages Without Borders

Blog by Evelyne Para, SI UN Representative at UNESCO Paris. "On 21 February, all over the world, International Mother Language Day was celebrated. The 2020 theme was 'Languages without borders'. On this occasion, UNESCO organised in Paris a space for reflection and dialogue on the contexts, challenges, and strategies to

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