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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.

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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 2016 Best Practice Awards winners are:

 

PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2016!

 

EDUCATE TO LEAD AWARD

 

EDUCATION CATEGORY

 

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Club Merate (Italy) for the project ‘Empowering Bollate’s Female Convicts’
  • RUNNER UP: SI Club Haarlem (Netherlands) for the project ‘Microcredit for Mothers’

 

ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Turkey for the project ‘Evolution workshop’
  • RUNNER UP: SI Club Münster-Mauritz (Germany) for the project ‘Pro filia: save Nepalese girls from trafficking and help them chose their own way of life’

 

HEALTH CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Club Estoril Cascais (Portugal) for the project ‘Handball and Health side by side’ (Andebol e Saúde lado a lado)
  • RUNNER UP: SI Club Périgueux (France) for the project ‘Cami Help Association, Sport and Cancer’

 

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CATEGORY

  • WINNER: SI Club Milano alla Scala (Italy) for the project ‘Milan, a woman-oriented city’
  • RUNNER UP: SI Club Vannes (France) for the project ‘Scholarships awards 2015 for women farmers’

 

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

 

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