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Q&A #HearMySIVoice

tor, 03/05/2020 - 10:33

We settle down for a chat with Sarah Cowley, of SI Moreton North Inc Australia SISWP

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Languages Without Borders

tir, 03/03/2020 - 14:54

Multilingual education based on mother tongue instruction, not only improves learning outcomes, but is a key element of inclusion. SI UN Representative, Evelyne Para blogs from UNESCO.

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CSW64 Advisory

tir, 03/03/2020 - 14:45

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020 Original Report at: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/2/announcer-csw64-advisory UPDATE: 2 March, New York— Following the UN Secretary-General’s recommendation to Member States to amend the format of the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an informal

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The Rise of Homelessness in Ageing Women

tir, 03/03/2020 - 11:45

SI Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur, reports from the CSocD58 side event in New York which was organised by SI, and focused on the topic of 'the Rise of Homelessness in Ageing Women'.

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What is CEDAW? And how does it work?

man, 03/02/2020 - 14:59

SI UN Representative, Berthe De Vos-Neven, provides an insiders look at the history and function of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

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Amplifying the Voices of Africa’s Young People for the Environment

tir, 02/25/2020 - 17:10

SI UN Representatives, Mary Muia and Beatrice Oluoch, report on the latest events held at the UN Centre in Nairobi.

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Don’t Talk About Us Without Us: Learning from the True Experts

tor, 02/20/2020 - 12:07

A blog by SI UN Representative in New York, Maria Fornella-Oehninger, following her attendance at the 58th Session of UN Commission on Social Development: 'Affordable Housing and Social Protection systems for all to address homelessness'.

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Is the gender gap narrowing in science and engineering?

tir, 02/18/2020 - 14:26

The strategy of encouraging women to study science and choose a scientific career is no longer enough. A more "systemic" approach needs to be taken, one that looks at the obstacles and cultural phenomena that push women to give up their ambitions. SI UN Representative in Paris, Evelyne Para, examines the gender gap in science and engineering.

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25 years since the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action – a vision and commitment still valid today

fre, 02/14/2020 - 12:17

Twenty-five years ago, 186 countries gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark for the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD), joined by 2,300 representatives from 811 non-governmental organisations and created the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action.

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Eyes on the Future – A Q&A with Ayushi Kundu

tor, 02/13/2020 - 15:04

In the 2nd in our series of Q&A’s we talk to Soroptimist Ayushi Kundu, Coordinator for the SI President's Appeal 2019-2021, 'The Road to Equality'

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Eyes to the Future – A Q&A with Soroptimists

ons, 02/12/2020 - 14:30

In the first in a series of Q&A’s we talk to Soroptimist Amrita Gautam ‘Soroptimism’ in the eyes of a ‘Young Soroptimist’? ‘’Optimism in everything we do, leads us to the World we want to live in’’. That is why we are Soroptimists! -Amrita Gautam   Please tell us a

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