Marking World Environment Day – Kenya

Soroptimist International (SI) and Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) members, together with the Ngara Girls High School, Nairobi, mobilised school girls, women and other like-minded stakeholders to participate in a school environment clean-up and tree-planting event, to mark this year’s World Environment Day. Ngara girls high school is situated right

International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart from Soroptimist Club Camino Real Region, California. "Female Genital Mutilation - FGM - is a global issue that continues to present challenges for Soroptimists when attempting to improve the lives of women and girls. Though a difficult subject to discuss, it is important that we face the

Sharon Fisher announced SI President Elect

Soroptimist International President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen: “It gives me great pleasure to announce Sharon Fisher, as the new SI President Elect. Sharon will bring a wealth of experience to Soroptimist International and I am looking forward to working together with her.  Commencing her duties on our new SI Board from 1

International Migrants Day

In 2000, the General Assembly, named 18 December, International Migrants Day. The theme for 2017 is Safe Migration in a World on the Move. Earlier this year, Ulla Madsen, Past President of Soroptimist International of Europe, made a presentation as a panellist at the side event 'Safeguarding unaccompanied migrant minors from

Alternative Rite of Passage – empowering young girls on the subject of FGM

Meru Women's Garden Project is a collaboration between Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI), Child.org and the women of Meru. Chosen as the SIGBI Federation project for 2016-2019, SIGBI Clubs are united in raising funds in support of some the poorest women-led households in Kenya. As part of the collaboration,
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