The use of the whole spectrum of drugs has become a major source of threat to the health of women and girls. In 2018, an estimated 269 million people worldwide, including women or girls, continued to use drugs including opioids. The restrictions on movement, gatherings and social distancing which were
Written by Past International President Patsy Daniels and Dawn Marie Lemonds. In 1995, 189 Member States of the United Nations (UN) came to Beijing for the 10-day Fourth World Conference on Women (4WCW) to ratify the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA), which was to become the blueprint for women’s equality
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
In a continuation of the SI series of blogs on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action we discuss the gains and losses seen in women’s health. “The right to the highest attainable standard of health is broadly recognised as a fundamental human right. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for
A blog by Stacy Ciulik, SI UN Representative, Geneva The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system. Its mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world and to address human rights violations as well as make recommendations on them.
Willing Hearts International Society of Canada (WHISCA) and Soroptimist International Eldoret, Kenya Youth Leadership and Mentoring Training Camp, October 24th – October 31st 2019 by Cathy Coyte "On Thursday 24 October 2019, 118 teenage girls travelled from all over Kenya to Msembe in Lugari District of Kakamega County in Western
Project Sierra: A Family and a Future was a four year partnership from 2007 – 2011, between Soroptimist International and the UK based international Non Governmental (NGO), Hope and Homes for Children. At that time, Sierra Leone was facing the challenge of reconstructing physical and social infrastructures after a decade
Restoring Dignity is former SI President Margaret Lobo’s President’s Appeal for 2007 - 2008, securing a future for women in Ethiopia suffering from obstetric fistula. Obstetric fistula is a medical condition and occurs due to prolonged or obstructed labour, resulting in a tear between the vagina, bladder or rectum. Obstetric fistula can
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