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 Presenting to change girls’ futures

At the end of November 2021, SI Zilina members stood up in front of a group of girls aged 14-18 and started to present. This was no ordinary presentation, or audience. The girls were almost all from a troubled family environment, and the presentation was on ‘Prevention of Domestic Violence, Violence against Women and Children’. Most of […]

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