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Mobilization, let us join forces! 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
November 25th marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The ‘16 Days of Activism’ campaign ends on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.
This year, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence(...)
Programmes and Advocacy
DECEMBER 18 2015
International Migrants Day
Each year the UN invites governments, organizations, and individuals to observe International(...)
DECEMBER 10 2015
Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day was introduced by the UN General Assembly in 1950 with the goal of "brining to(...)
DECEMBER 02 2015
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 2nd is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
It marks the adoption by the UN(...)
DECEMBER 01 2015
World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day.
In the words of the UN, World AIDS Day" has become one of the(...)
The Soroptimist Response to the Refugee Crisis: Think Globally – Act LocallyForced migration is certainly not a new phenomenon. Throughout history people have fled their home countries as a consequence of war, geopolitics, persecution or economic crises. However, the(...)
The Soroptimists united with Bamako !L’effroi nous a encore gagné malheureusement ce week-end. C’est avec une grande indignation que nous avons appris l'attaque terroriste survenue dans un hôtel à Bamako et qui a ciblé des vies(...)
Soroptimists stand united with Paris!As the names and faces of Friday's victims in Paris are revealed, I am struck by the range of nationalities among the casualties. The reason is simple: The world loves Paris! We love its beauty and(...)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Buy this Book Today! (*100% of the profit from launch day sales, will be given to Soroptimist International)Soroptimist International of Europe is pleased to announce the release of a powerful book: “Success University for Women”. The book is about women inspiring and empowering women to live successful(...)