a global voice
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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 € 12,450,592 for 5,247 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,576,638 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
    € 12,450,592
    Funds raised for projects
    5,247
    Projects reported
    1,576,638
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

When Remaining Silent Is a Statement

It is a sad and disturbing fact that hardly a day goes by in recent times without a news flash about some horrific act of violence in one of the countries of our Federation. Like many of you, I have felt the need to comment on these atrocities and send a public message of condolence to the Soroptimists of the countries affected via social media. When I posted my personal(...)

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Soroptimist Calendar

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  • AUGUST 26 2016

    20th Anniversary of SI Club Sopron (Hungary)

    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, SI Club Sopron is organizing an event on the 26-28 August 2016.
  • AUGUST 15 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(...)
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News

  • So you want to drive a spacecraft?

    ESA’s Education Office is looking for 22 talented and motivated university students from ESA member states with an engineering or scientific  background (basic knowledge of physics required) to join(...)
  • Survey on women's economic empowerment by UN Women, please share your experience and opinion!

    The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment has teamed up with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign to roll out a women's economic empowerment edition(...)
  • SIE Scholarship Grants 2016-2017

    Belgium, Club Kortrijk Julie BOLCAEN - Biomedical PhD 8.000€ A 28 years old, she will use the scholarship to continue her laboratory research and finalize PhD thesis in quantitative brain(...)
  • 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(...)
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