Club News

Human trafficking for sexual exploitation

The Infusion Physical Theatre invited us to a share their new work-in-progress. Infusion is crafting a thought-provoking new show, looking into the modern day problem of human trafficking for sexual exploitation, to challenge thoughts and attitudes of the male sex-ego, … Continued

SI Cambridge Bras

Cambridge Soroptimists are giving their support to women rescued from human trafficking in a very practical way. A collection of nearly a hundred bras is on its way to Mozambique, San Salvador and Uganda where they will be sold by … Continued

Fighting Talk at SI Cambridge

A presentation on the roles women played during World War One and how they were portrayed has been one of the highlights of the Club’s year of meetings. Complete with a range of WW1 artefacts, Alison Giles, learning officer at … Continued

SI Cambridge at Modern Day Slavery summit

Cambridge Soroptimists joined police and other organisations at an anti-slavery summit aimed at raising awareness among villagers in South Cambridgeshire. They were told there could be 13,000 people kept in appalling conditions and forced to work in fear in the … Continued

Our Annual Conference!

Seven members of a world-wide women’s organisation from Cambridgeshire joined more than a thousand delegates at our conference attended by HRH Princess Anne in Glasgow in November. They belong to Soroptimist International which has more than 80 thousand members volunteering … Continued

White Ribbon Day

Violence Against Women – Stop It Now!  Cambridge Soroptimists have put the finishing touches to a 25 feet long banner of paper hands supporting the elimination of violence against women. More on the White Ribbon Page

Domestic abuse still high on policing agenda

Cambridge Soroptimists have been told by the county’s new deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Brian Ashton that responding to domestic abuse remains high on the policing agenda.  

Soroptimists Danced their Demands on International Women’s Day

Cambridge members were joined by Soroptimists from all over East Anglia to dance out our message for International Women’s Day at Silver Street Bridge on Saturday 8 March. We’re asking our Government to urge other countries to give all the … Continued

Soroptimists to aim for fewer women sent to prison

A joint campaign by Soroptimists in Britain and the Prison Reform Trust aims to reduce our female population in jails and provide much more community support to keep them out of trouble. We have been tasked with collecting local information … Continued

Good Idea Comes to the Boil !

Cambridge Soroptimists are helping young women residents at Whitworth House to build up their culinary skills by providing cookery lesson in their kitchen.  Members are sponsoring professional demonstrations by expert Rose Juhl who teaches in the Saffron Walden area.