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As the COVID-19 pandemic surges through our countries, our communities, and our lives, Barbara Rochman, and Wanda Price share their thoughts with us, and we are reminded that for today we stand together, yet apart, and face a 'new normal'.
A blog by SI Director Dawn Marie Lemonds Last week Soroptimist International (SI) of Salisbury- a club chartered in the United Kingdom just last year, invited me and to attend its club meeting using the Zoom online platform and what a wonderful experience we had! How fascinating it was to
Stay at Home Orders increased risk of Domestic Violence Gina Vucci, author, and women’s human rights activist, based in the U.S., takes a look at the escalating danger of domestic violence – a parallel pandemic taking place behind closed doors. “As we received the notice to go on lockdown in
An informative review of the recently released United Nations World Water Development Report 2020 by SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, Linda Witong
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Jubilation and joy- a 'Yes' for the formation of the Soroptimist International Africa Federation.
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SI UN Representative in New York, Marie D’Amato-Rizzi, urges Soroptimists to encourage their governments to ratify the International Labour Organisation's 'Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (C190)'.
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It has been acknowledged that pandemics, which are large disease outbreaks that affect several countries, pose major health, social, and economic risks.
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SI UN Representative to FAO, Liliana Mosca, summarises and commends the latest report on global equality from Oxfam.
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So are we Twittering of Tweeting? What’s a Hashtag and how should I use it? Who should I follow? Should I use a picture? All questions that deserve an answer if you are just starting out on your social media journey! Please Click on the Twitter Logo below to view
SI Advocacy Coordinator, Hannah Agius, explains the role of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in shaping today's progression towards gender equality.
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I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank those who have spent so many hours preparing for CSW64. SI was better prepared than ever before with side events, parallel events, opportunities for meetings, advocacy training, the SI reception and of course social events galore with sisters from around the world.
The 2017 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), shows Sierra Leone to be amongst the countries in Africa with the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In the Southern province of Sierra Leone, approximately 83% of all women and girls have undergone FGM, whilst in the Northern Province the prevalence
Theresa Devasahayam, SI UN Representative in Bangkok, explains why gender and social justice should be embedded in climate action goals.
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Yesterday, the UN Commission on the Status of Women convened for its 64th session for a procedural meeting. Beyond the opening statements, the meeting allowed for the adoption of the Political Declaration. Member States also had the opportunity to deliver position statements on the Political Declaration. A link to a
Awareness, Advocacy, and Action continue to be the cornerstone of our mission. Soroptimists in southern California supported the 14th Annual Ensure Justice Conference held at Vanguard University through attendance, volunteering, and financial support.
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