Education empowers women and girls to realise their potential and support themselves. It also enables women and children to pursue lifelong learning and is a means to eradicate and prevent violence against women.

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Soroptimists develop, finance and implement projects that give women better access to economic empowerment opportunities.

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For almost a century now, Soroptimists have been working to eliminate violence against women and girls and ensure women’s participation in conflict resolution.

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Soroptimists work hard to ensure women and girls have food security and access to the highest attainable standard of healthcare.

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Soroptimists are working to achieve greater environmental sustainability at local, national and international levels.

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Press Release: Renata Trottmann Probst is first Swiss Soroptimist in 30 years to take the helm of SIE

Geneva, 1 October 2017 – Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) announced today that Renata Trottmann Probst has succeeded Maria Elisabetta de Franciscis as President of the European Federation of the world’s largest service organisation of women in business and the professions. She will lead Soroptimist International of Europe for two years under the motto, “We Stand Up for Women.”


Responding to new challenges

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