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Soroptimist International of Europe

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to improve the lives of women and children 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 € 23,310,152 for 1,681 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 791,124 women and girls.
    This demonstrates that small scale projects, together, can have
    a huge impact on improving the lives of women and girls.
    35,000
    Members of Soroptimist
    € 23,310,152
    Funds raised for projects
    1,681
    Projects reported
    791,124
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

113 project submissions for Best Practice Awards 2014!
 

Soroptimist will indeed no longer be ‘the world’s best kept secret’!

This year, our members submitted an unprecedented 113 projects for the Best Practice Awards 2014! Yes, why should we hide? In times of economic crisis and geo-political turmoil, we must work even harder to fulfil our mission to improve the lives of women and girls, as we have done for the past(...)

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Announcements

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  • SEPTEMBER 27 2014

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    Chartering SI Club Szombathely (Hungary)

    SI Club Szombathely (Hungary) will be inaugurated on Saturday, 27 September 2014. The charter will(...)
  • SEPTEMBER 26 2014

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    15th Anniversary of Club Varna (Bulgaria)

    The Club President Albena Bakalova, the President for the Union of Bulgaria Lyudmila Dimitrova and(...)
  • SEPTEMBER 26 2014

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    25th Anniversary of SI Club Luxembourg-Melusina

    The Soroptimist International Club of Luxembourg-Melusina has the pleasure of inviting you to(...)
  • SEPTEMBER 20 2014

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    Chartering SI Club Grand Quevilly-Val de Seine (France)

    SI Club Grand Quevilly-Val de Sine (France) will be inaugurated on Saturday 20 September 2014. The(...)
  • SEPTEMBER 15 2014

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    67th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

    The 67th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child is taking place in Geneva beween(...)

  • SEPTEMBER 12 2014

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    German-speaking Friendship Meeting in Passau

    The German Union organises a German-speaking Friendship Meeting in Passau, on September 12-14.

    For(...)
  • SEPTEMBER 08 2014

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    27th session of the Human Rights Council

    The Human Rights Council will be holding its 27th regular session at the United Nations in Geneva(...)

  • SEPTEMBER 08 2014

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    International Literacy Day

    International Literacy Day has been celebrated for more than 40 years.

    This International Day,(...)

  • SEPTEMBER 06 2014

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    25th Anniversary of Club Mendrisiotto

    Club Mendrisiotto in Switzerland has the pleasure to announce you their 25th Anniversary, which(...)
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Events & Features

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    Best Practice Awards 2014: Winners in the SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT category

    First prize awarded to the Soroptimist International Club of Antananarivo Mandrosoa (Madagascar) for the project “BOTANICAL GARDEN”  For many years, Soroptimists from Madagascar have been working(...)
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    Best Practice Awards 2014: Winners in the HEALTH category

    First prize awarded to the Soroptimist International Club of Lomé Aurore (Togo) for the project “SUPPORT FOR NEONATAL UNIT IN LOMÉ”  The neonatal unit of the Tokoin Hospital in Lomé, the only(...)
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    Best Practice Awards 2014: Winners in the ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN category

    First prize awarded to the Soroptimist International Union of France for the project “NATIONAL FILM GALA”   On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women(...)
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    Best Practice Awards 2014: Winners in the ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT category

    First prize awarded to the Soroptimist International Union of Italy for the project “CAVEZZO 5.9”  In May 2012, a devastating earthquake hit Emilia and other regions in Northern Italy, causing(...)
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