Violence against Women

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

We execute projects to respond to, prevent and eliminate violence against women across the globe. Efforts include building shelters, aiding victims of violence, providing counselling services, lobbying for improved prevention programmes and policies and raising awareness of this problem.

Many of our projects are conducted in collaboration with local and national governments, policy makers, and other organisations/institutions working towards the elimination of violence against women through improved prevention and response strategies and programmes.

Sample project Resewing the future

Two complementary projects in Italy resulted in a win-win for Soroptimists and the women they support. In parallel to retraining female survivors of violence, Soroptimists of San Marino raised funds to support their own concrete actions in one of SIE’s five areas of focus: the elimination of violence against women. Ricuciamo The first phase was […]

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