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It’s never an easy task, but each year a number of exceptional Soroptimist projects are selected as winners of the SIE Best Practice Awards.

These outstanding projects are singled out for their relevance, impact, successful implementation and long-term viability. All have as their foremost purpose the concrete and lasting improvement of the lives of women and girls.

 

The 2017 Best Practice Awards winners are:

 

PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2017!

  • SI Club Club Cognac, France, for the project for opening the Suzanne Noël centre for female victims of domestic violence in partnership with the ASERC  (Socio-Educational Association of the Cognac region)

 

EDUCATE TO LEAD AWARD

  • SI Club Etiler, Turkey, for  The Vocational Training & Employment Support Centre for Women (KIMIM), to help unemployed women in an area of Istanbul with particularly high unemployment.

 

EDUCATION CATEGORY

  • WINNER:  SI Club De Bilt-Biltoven for the project AFRIpads Foundation

 

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Fort-de-France, France, for the project Inter-Company Crèche 

 

ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Club Marmara, Turkey, for the project Orange Heroes – Supporting the HeForShe Campaign

 

HEALTH CATEGORY

  • WINNER: Six Clubs of SI Kenya for the project Safe Water, Sanitation and Green Energy (SWAG) for Kenyan Schoolgirls and Communities

 

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Club Mezitli, Turkey for Collect and Recycle to Change the World

 

To read more about our most outstanding projects from recent years, click on the thumbnails below.

 

 

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