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Message from the President
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Soroptimists have been waging the battle against violence against women for decades now, and yet, we have all seen that violence shows no sign of waning, let alone of disappearing. Women around the world, in our countries, in our towns, in our neighbourhoods, continue to suffer violence – just for the fact of being women. On the occasion of(...)
Programmes and Advocacy
NOVEMBER 25 2014
International day for the elimination of violence against women
November 25th is International day for the elimination of violence against women.
NOVEMBER 20 2014
Universal children's day
Universal Children's Day has been celebrated around the world since 1954.
The UN General Assembly(...)
NOVEMBER 15 2014
Chartering of SI Club Valle Umbra (Italy)Ulla Madsen, President of Soroptimist International d'Europe, is pleased to announce that she will(...)
NOVEMBER 08 2014
Inauguration of Club Subotica (Serbia)The Club Subotica in Serbia will be inaugurated on Saturday, 8 novembre 2014. The charter will be(...)
NOVEMBER 03 2014
Gender, Water and Development Conference in South Africa
The “Gender, Water and Development: The Untapped Connection” Conference will take place in East(...)
Beijing+20: Reviewing the status of women in EuropeAt the start of November, the assessment of how far the world has actually come – or not – in fulfilling the goals set out in the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) almost 20 years ago started in(...)
Soroptimist International Convention 2015We are delighted to announce great news about the SI Istanbul Convention! The 20th SI Convention will be held in Istanbul on 09 - 12 July, 2015. Turkish Soroptimists are proud and excited to host(...)
EXPO 2015 “Living the future- Soroptimist for Expo”As you know, Soroptimist clubs in Milan are organizing a special program for Sorotpimists all over the world to visit EXPO 2015, the universal exposition dedicated to “Feeding the planet, energy(...)
Soroptimist participates in EWL review of Beijing+20Renate Smith Kubat, Soroptimist International of Europe representative to the European Women’s Lobby, recently attended the launch of EWL’s report “1995-2015: From Words to Action”. She sent us this(...)