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Soroptimist projects from SI of Europe tackling Violence Against Women and Girls

fre, 12/01/2017 - 14:16

In recognition of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, SI takes a look at projects from Soroptimist International of Europe that focus on violence against women and girls.

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#3 Your Voice at the United Nations

tor, 11/30/2017 - 16:38

The third edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ includes articles on Corporate Social Responsibility and Trafficking in Crisis Situations.

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Soroptimist projects from SI South West Pacific tackling Violence Against Women and Girls

tor, 11/30/2017 - 12:36

In recognition of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, SI takes a look at a handful of projects from Soroptimist International of South West Pacific that focus on violence against women and girls.

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President’s Message: Calling for a violence-free future

fre, 11/24/2017 - 21:14

25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marking Day One of the annual 16-day campaign against gender-based violence. For almost 100 years, Soroptimists have advocated for the rights of women and girls; fighting violence in all forms. The forthcoming 16 days will see our 75,000-strong membership UNiTE together to spread a message of hope and determination, for women and girls world-wide.

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Water at the heart of Climate Change Solutions COP23

fre, 11/24/2017 - 12:42

SI President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen visited the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which took place 6-17 November in Bonn. Mariet spoke at three events, including reporting on the progress of The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture, (WASAG) on Water Action Day 10 November. Kathy Kaaf reports.

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President’s Message: World Toilet Day

søn, 11/19/2017 - 07:35

SI President's Message on world toilet day. This year World Toilet Day focuses on wastewater, continuing the theme of World Water Day. Inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis, this annual event is an important day on the Soroptimist calendar.

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#2 Your Voice at the United Nations

ons, 11/15/2017 - 11:25

October – November’s edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ includes articles on the Climate-Change Migration nexus and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty ‘A Sustainable Society for All Ages: Realising the potential of living longer’ The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Ministerial Conference on Ageing

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President’s Message: Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn 6-17 November 2017

ons, 11/08/2017 - 12:40

During the Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn 6-17 November 2017 there will be a WATER ACTION DAY on Friday, November 10th, during which SI President shall report on the progress of The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture, or WASAG and explain why women should be seen as key allies and thé access to sustainable behavioral change in the water dimensions of climate adaptation.

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