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BREAST FEEDING WEEK – Celebrating Breast Feeding in Sierra Leone

Tenneh Mansaray breastfeeds her nine-day-old son, Manso Turay, in the Kono district of Sierra Leone. Four of Mansaray’s five children were born in a health facility.  ‘Nancy [the community health worker in her village] made me understand the benefits of … Continued

Stockton-upon -Tees 60th Charter

 We helped our Sister Soroptimists at Stockton-on-Tees celebrate their achievements in style – they had organised a wonderful birthday event. SI Tynemouth, Whitley Bay & District members were delighted to join them!

Wednesday night at the movies…………

THIS WAS A REAL TREAT AND RAISED £52 TO SUPPORT CLUB MEMBER LINDA JOHNSON FOR HER FORTHCOMING REGIONAL PRESIDENTIAL YEAR The BBC play by J.B. Priestley, in which three Edwardian Yorkshire couples, who were all married on the same day 25 … Continued

EDUCATING GIRLS – we knew this didn’t we?!

GIRLS

WASPI – watch this recording of MP’s in Westminster Hall

KEEP UP THE PRESSURE LADIES & MEN – SIGN THE PETITIONS – WRITE TO YOUR MP’S – JOIN WASPI     http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/b3d33cc3-1f16-491a-9154-3b7884019553

Update – Ratification of Istanbul Convention

PETITION UPDATE New legislation to allow ratification of Istanbul Convention Becca, Robyn, Rachel & IC Change team London, United Kingdom 28 JUN 2017 — Hello! Following calls from individuals and organisations across the UK, (including letters we recently sent to the … Continued

Banner on Tour – WHERE TO NEXT ONE WONDERS?

 

Maltezers do the 60’s – ‘Easy Rider’ meets ‘Woodstock’

Raising money for Linda Johnson’s forthcoming Regional Presidential Year.                                                                 … Continued

New Start Bags – further update as our bags used to support 8 young Romanian women.

Homes in Newcastle and Gateshead were raided in a crackdown on gangs who lure women to the UK before trapping them into prostitution Police swooped on a Tyneside human trafficking ring thought to have links to a multi-million pound European … Continued