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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
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    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 € 9,503,400 for 3,881 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,384,022 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
    € 9,503,400
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
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Message from the President

Mobilization, let us join forces! 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Today is November 25th. This date marks 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(...)


Soroptimist Calendar

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  • NOVEMBER 30 2015

    2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21 or CMP11 will be held in Paris, France from(...)

  • NOVEMBER 28 2015

    Together for Climate - Soroptimist International Union of France

    Save the date!

    The Soroptimist International Union of France welcomes “The Climate Miles”, a(...)

  • NOVEMBER 25 2015

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    November 25th is International day for the elimination of violence against women.

    The UN(...)

  • NOVEMBER 20 2015

    Universal children's day

    Universal Children's Day has been celebrated around the world since 1954.

    The UN General Assembly(...)

  • NOVEMBER 14 2015

    Chartering of SI Club Mezitli (Turkey)

    Anna Wszelaczynska, SIE Vice President 2015-2017, will have the pleasure to charter SI Club(...)
  • NOVEMBER 01 2015

    UN Climate Change Conference (COP21): "Soroptimists Go Green /The Climate Miles", invitation of SI Netherlands

    The Dutch organisation URGENDA - that dedicates itself to innovation and a sustainable world - is(...)

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  • The Soroptimist Response to the Refugee Crisis: Think Globally – Act Locally

    Forced 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(...)
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