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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 € 23,777,357 for 2,106 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 844,025 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
    € 23,777,357
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

International Day of Rural Women

October 15th, International Day of Rural Women, aims to raise awareness about the situation of rural women and about the crucial role they play in ensuring food security in their communities and on a global scale.  As you know, this year and next, the guiding theme of Soroptimist International of Europe is Let’s Go Green: Working to a healthy environment.  This is why, on October(...)

Soroptimist Calendar

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  • NOVEMBER 25 2014

    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 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(...)

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  • Soroptimist International Convention 2015

    We 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+20

    Renate 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(...)
  • Study Trip Grant to Norway

    The Union of Norway is offering a Study trip Grant to one or two Soroptimists from different countries within the European Federation, travelling together.The grant is offered over the period of ten(...)
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