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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 € 12,172,846 for 5,036 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,571,027 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
    € 12,172,846
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

Recognising Particularly Remarkable Projects

One of the highlights of our annual Governors’ Meeting is the announcement of the Best Practice Awards which recognise outstanding projects in our key areas of focus: Education, Economic Empowerment, Elimination of Violence against Women, Health and Sustainable Environment. We also take this occasion to name a Project of the Year and to present an ‘Educate to Lead’(...)


Soroptimist Calendar

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  • JULY 17 2016

    Save the Date ! 24/09: Change of Insignia - SI Union of Switzerland

    The Union of Switzerland invites you to the change of insignia between the current President(...)
  • JULY 09 2016

    SIE Governors' Meeting (Sofia)

    The annual general assembly of Soroptimist International of Europe will take place in Sofia(...)
  • JULY 01 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(...)
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  • Process for the nomination and appointment of “EWL Observatory on Violence Against Women experts”

    The Observatory comprises a dynamic group of women who have extensive expertise and experience in the area of violence against women, coming from different countries in Europe and who are appointed(...)
  • Best Practice Awards 2016 - Celebrating your work !

    This year again Soroptimist International of Europe has celebrated the best projects of the Federation with the Best Practice Awards 2016! Choosing the winners was not an easy task for the Jury(...)
  • SIE 2016 Photo Competition Winners!

    The third edition of the SIE Photo Competition entitled Through the Eyes of Soroptimists saw submissions coming from France, Italy, Kenya, Germany, Finland and a number of other countries where SIE(...)
  • Governors Meeting 2016 in Sofia!

    Some 220 women from all 62 countries of Soroptimist International of Europe have gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria for the annual Governors’ Meeting to discuss business and plan the way forward for our(...)
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