CSW Side Event: Taiwan Coalition Against Violence 

This article provides a review of the Taiwan Coalition Against Violence (TCAV) side event held during the Sixty-Eighth Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) earlier this month. Our reporter, Soroptimist international’s (SI) Advocacy Policy Advisor Hana Smith, in collaboration with Joseph Mason, SI’s Advocacy and

‘Women Standing Up for Women to Mitigate Poverty’ – SIGBI’s CSW68 parallel event

At CSW68 Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) held a virtual event, titled ‘Women Standing Up for Women to Mitigate Poverty’ which showcased Federation projects that help women and girls around the world. SIGBI has 6,000 members in 270 clubs covering 18 countries including Great Britain, Ireland and

Women’s Economic Empowerment: The Key Component to Development

Blog of Hana Smith, SI Advocacy Policy Advisor. On Sunday 10 March, SI Advocacy Policy Advisor Hana Smith attended an event held by the Commonwealth Secretariat, which discussed Women’s Economic Empowerment as a Key Component to Development. The first session, which focused on gender and FinTech (Financial Technology), was opened

Addressing Gendered Poverty: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Amidst the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Soroptimist International (SI), alongside our five Federations, orchestrated a parallel event titled 'Addressing Gendered Poverty: Best Practice and Lessons Learned'. This in person event sought to illuminate successful projects fostering gender equality through empowerment, education, and leadership among


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