Bilston Members continue to raise awareness of Forced Marriage by selling lapel spoon badges. We have reached other Soroptimist Clubs, the WI, Inner Wheel and the Rotary District Governor
SI Director of Advocacy Pat Black has taken 220 lapel spoon badges to United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, March 2016. The word is spreading!
Forced Marriage Conference Saturday 19th March 2016
BIlston PA Officers Jackie, Joan & Sue attended this day’s conference supported by Karma NIrvana, Forced Marriage Unit, West Midlands Police, Muslim Women’s Network and other faith groups. Jasvinder Sanghera was the opening speaker and set the scene for the day. As always her talk was powerful and inspirational.
Ark St Alban’s Academy Highgate Birmingham organised the conference and much help was given by staff and students of the Academy. It was an excellent, informative day at which we were able to network, sell Karma Nirvana Lapel Spoon Badges.and promote Soroptimism.