Soroptimist International HLPF Report 2019

The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development in 2019, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.

International Widow’s Day

23 June is International Widow's Day. Widowhood can affect women of any age and it has been estimated that there are up to 258 million widows around the world. Approximately 1.36 million are child widows,  facing the 'triple' disadvantage of gender, marital status and immaturity. Already robbed of a childhood,

The Wave – Soroptimists support the SI President’s Appeal 2017-2019

In an event organised by SI Club Zottegem, Zuid-Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium, SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen joined one hundred people from the Belgium Union, where she was presented with a cheque for 5000 euro - a substantial donation towards the SI President's Appeal.  SI Club Zottegem Zuid-Oost-Vlaanderen actively supports and runs projects

SI welcomes Kathy King as SI Treasurer Elect

"It is with great pleasure that Soroptimist International announces the successful candidate for the position of SI Treasurer Elect. Kathy King, from SI of the Americas, has a variety of skills that will be an asset to the SI Treasurer’s position.  She has financial experience with all aspects of accounting, contract development

CSW63 SI Written Statement

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. The Priority theme is Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The


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