Commission on Population and Development

SI is preparing for the fifty-fifth session of the UN Commission on Population and Development  (CPD 55), to be held 25 – 29 April 2022. The CPD meets annually at the UN Headquarters in New York to assess the world’s progress on implementing the ICPD Programme of Action at the national,

Our Voice at the UN

Although many restrictions remain in place, and most events are virtual or hybrid, the United Nations centers are slowly opening their doors again, and Soroptimist International representatives from across the globe remain unwavering as they advocate for the rights for women and girls. In this edition of Our Voice at

Together We’re Stronger

Blog by Sharon Fisher, Immediate Past President, Soroptimist International. "In the spirit of sharing the work of Soroptimist International and how we eradicate poverty and hunger and achieve wellbeing and decent work we were invited to participate with other NGOs in a collaborative session during the Commission on Social Development. 

SI Voices Webinars – Session 2 CSW66

The SI Voices Series of Webinars continues with the second in a three-part Series centred on the Sixty Sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, taking place from 14 to 25 March 2022. Join the Soroptimist International Advocacy Team for Session Two, a Zoom meeting, on 19

AND WHAT ABOUT OLDER WOMEN?

Blog by Frances Zainoeddin, Representative to the United Nations, New York. What attention is being given to older women?  NOT MUCH! A recent letter sent by the three NGO Committees on Ageing in Geneva, New York and Vienna to the new Executive Director of UN Women, expressed concern that UN Women

NEW Series of SI Voices Webinars for CSW66

The SI Voices Series of Webinars is preparing to kick off with the first in a three-part Series centred on the Sixty Sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, taking place from 14 to 25 March 2022. Join the Soroptimist International Advocacy Team for Session One, a

Our Voice at the UN – December

This edition takes a look at how SI is actively advocating for the ratification and implementation of the ILO C-190 to end harrassment in the workplace, and brings news from CoNGO's Civil Society Summit on Substantiative Issues. But first, let's kick start with the latest news on CSW 66...  

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