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Soroptimist International of Europe

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to improve the lives of women and girls through our global network of members and international partnerships.

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    Soroptimist projects
    are running as we speak!
    Every day, 35,000 Soroptimists across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
    work on concrete projects focused on education, empowerment,
    and the creation of enabling opportunities to improve the
    lives and status of women and girls.
    Since October 2012, the members of Soroptimist International of Europe
    have raised € 12,040,940 for 4,959 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,548,250 women and girls.
    This demonstrates that small scale projects, together, can have
    a huge impact on improving the lives of women and girls.
    Members of Soroptimist
    € 12,040,940
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

 Soroptimists Mark World Refugee Day                                

Hardly a day goes by without some alarming report in the media about the refugee crisis. The countries of our Federation are particularly affected, which is why we have spoken out on this issue in a Soroptimist white paper and in The Link. With World Refugee Day on 20 June, now is another good occasion to highlight this problem and remind(...)


Soroptimist Calendar

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  • JUNE 25 2016

    60th Anniversary of SI Club Hannover (Germany)

    SI Club Hannover (Germany) will celebrate its 60th Anniversary on 25 June 2016!

  • JUNE 24 2016

    Save the Date! Friendship Weekend of SI Club Etiler (Turkey)

    SI Club Etiler (Turkey) invites you to a friendship weekend from 14 to 16 October 2016, with a(...)
  • JUNE 18 2016

    Chartering of SI Club Düsseldorf-Oberkassel (Germany)

    Gerda Rosiers, SIE Extension Committee Chairperson, is pleased to announce that she will be(...)
  • JUNE 11 2016

    Biking Tour Twente

    Following the successful "Tour de Aarhus" in Denmark in summer 2015, the members of the four SI(...)
  • JUNE 10 2016

    Save the date! 20th Anniversary of SI Club Silesia Katowice (Poland)

    SI Club Silesia Katowice (Poland) invites you to celebrate its 20th Anniversary from 14 to 16(...)
  • JUNE 05 2016

    Social event from the Union of Poland

    The Union of Poland invites you to their second edition of their Tour of Lower Silesia from 6 to(...)

  • JUNE 03 2016

    Chartering of SI Club Nîmes (France)

    Maria Elisabetta de Franciscis, SIE President, is pleased to announce that she will be chartering(...)
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  • Reaching Gender Equality - Council of Europe

    In Tallinn, a conference of the Gender Equality Commission of the Council of Europe is taking place on June 30 and July 1: “Are we there yet? Assessing progress, inspiring action - the Council of(...)
  • New Website under construction!

    Following extensive discussions, planning and editing, Soroptimist International of Europe will launch its new website in a few months. We ask you to please be patient as we develop the new look,(...)
  • Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize 2016

    SIE Council of Europe Representative Bettina Hahne invites Soroptimists to submit a nomination for the 2016 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize which the Council awards annually for outstanding civil(...)
  • New challenges for children rights in Europe in focus of high-level conference in Sofia on 5-6 April

    The refugee influx, rapidly developing digital environment, economic crisis – all these new challenges that Europe is facing today create new risks for human rights of children. How the member(...)
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