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

Dora Vrdlovec reports from the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

A blog by Dora Vrdlovec, SI Club Wien Belvedere, Vienna "The 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) met 20 -24 May  at the United Nations (UN), Vienna, to discuss “the responsibility of effective, fair, humane and accountable criminal justice systems in preventing and countering

The Gender Effect

A blog by Hafdís Karlsdóttir - the gender effect of leave and care policies – stronger with dads involved! "Gender equality starts at home. Sharing unpaid care work is a game-changer for both women and men. In the Nordics, decades of political efforts have put in place affordable and quality

CSW63 Delegate Handbook

The Delegates handbook is designed to help you to be an effective delegate and ensure you have a successful time at CSW. To complement the CSW63 Advocacy Pack, the handbook contains important resources on the focus of CSW63 including the Soroptimist International Where We Stand Statements and Soroptimist Key Asks.

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

Contemporary Enslavement and Trafficking of Women and Girls – UNODC Vienna

Around 800 Government representatives, crime experts and civil society partners met in Vienna, 15 - 19 October,  2018, for the Ninth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC). Approaching its 20th anniversary in 2020, this instrument is now being

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