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Women with Fistula

Women with Fistula

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  Every year a delegation of Soroptimists from all four Federations goes to New York for the annual two-week session of the Commission on the Status of Women, in an attempt to influence the outcomes of negotiations between the Member States of the UN on the rights of women across the world. Soroptimist International is well known and respected at the UN for its work, every project on our Database is a source of information to our United Nations’ representatives, who can use the information to strengthen arguments and allows us to put the data together to maintain our special consultative status within ECOSOC. (Economic and Social council) This gives us a voice in the negotiations, one that is listened to and respected.     It was reported that one of the worst things that can happen to a woman or girl around the world is