The Lost Children

SI President Yvonne Simpson and SIE Immediate Past President Ulla Madsen report. At the 26th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice 2017, UN Vienna May 25, 2017, SIE Immediate Past President, Ulla Madsen was panellist at the side event, ‘The Lost Children - Safeguarding unaccompanied migrant

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

A Closer Look at Leadership – the first in a series introduced by Ulla Madsen, Chair of the SI Leadership Development Committee

Immediate Past President of Soroptimist International of Europe and Chair of the SI Leadership Development Committee (LDC), Ulla Madsen, introduces the first in a series of video interviews with SI Directors, Officers and UN Representatives, with the aim of increasing awareness of the work of SI and the SI leadership

SI President-Elect Mariet Verhoef-Cohen appointed Vice-Chair Water Scarcity Committee

During the Global Framework for Action to Cope with Water Scarcity in Agriculture Partners’ and stakeholders’ Meeting, held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on 19 and 20 April 2017, Soroptimist International President-Elect and Women for Water Partnership President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen was appointed Vice-Chair of the interim Steering Committee (SC), which

75th Session of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The 75th session of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) will take place from 15 May to 2 June 2017 at the United Nations Geneva. Countries including Bhutan, Cameroon and Mongolia will be reviewed. This human rights mechanisms provides a critical opportunity to provide recommendations to governments

Soroptimist Wins Design Competition for CSW Handbook Cover

This morning, the CSW61 NGO Consultation Day is taking place at The Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, New York, and hot off the press is the NGO CSW61 Handbook, with a cover design by Soroptimist, Villy Makou. Here we talk to Villy to find out more about her design, and her inspiration for this fresh and original


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