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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is almost upon us, and so Soroptimists everywhere are urging anyone with a cervix to take action now, to help prevent any more people succumbing to this dreadful disease. According to the NHS website, cervical cancer is a cancer that’s found anywhere in the cervix. This means that anyone with a

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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A Boom in Trafficking Imagine you are a Ukrainian refugee… Imagine you have left your home, your job and almost all your possessions – perhaps your husband, son or father have died or disappeared, perhaps all of the above. So as we think of the New Year, and our own resolutions – let’s remember Ukrainian

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day

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Abdul, the Afghan vegetable vendor, was a young man barely out of his teens. Seeing me as a regular customer at his stall on a street corner in East London, he smilingly befriended me and checked on my daily welfare. I reciprocated by warming up to him. His infectious boyish enthusiasm led me to indulge

Universal Health Coverage Day

Universal Health Coverage Day

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Every year on 12 December, the world celebrates International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day). This official UN-designated day aims to raise awareness of the need for strong, equitable, and resilient health systems and universal health coverage (UHC) while marking the anniversary of the UN’s historic and unanimous endorsement of UHC in 2012 as an