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World Population Day

World Population Day

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Should a woman have a right to an abortion? I bet a pound to a penny you have a view on abortion. Everyone does. The recent ruling in the USA has made it an issue for women everywhere to discuss. If we believe that governments have a responsibility to ensure everyone has access to safe

SIGBI President’s June 2022 Message

SIGBI President’s June 2022 Message

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Dear Members On 5 June, Soroptimists will be highlighting UN World Environment Day with the campaign theme of ‘Only One Earth’, as 2022 marks 50 years of UN environmental diplomacy. In 1972, acid rain was destroying trees, birds were dying from DDT poisoning and countries were contending with oil spills, and contamination from nuclear testing.

World Bee Day

World Bee Day

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On World Bee Day, we celebrate the marvel of this insect and its importance to our lives as humans and to the global ecological balance. There are many thousands of species of bee recorded, from the tiny stingless bee to a very large bee at approximately 2 inches long. With the exception of Antarctica, bees

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day

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Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference, 3rd May is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. This declaration has been widely influential as a crucial affirmation of the international community’s commitment to freedom of the press. Every year UNESCO floats a theme for this day