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World Health Day

World Health Day

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On 7th April, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will celebrate its 75th anniversary. It was formed in 1948 when countries of the world came together to promote health and look after the vulnerable with the aim of ensuring that everyone throughout the world could attain the highest level of health and well-being. The work of

World Water Day

World Water Day

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Soroptimist International Supports a Gender Approach to Water Management Everything alive needs water! According to NASA, places with water are of the greatest interest when looking for life beyond Earth. Planets with ample water to support all human activities are desirable. However, back on Earth, some regions and people are deprived of water. The story

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice

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The commitment to writing a blog provides the opportunity to read around topics which in the normal course of our lives we just take for granted. As a Soroptimist, I have learned the benefit of working with others for social development and, in particular, for the benefit of women and girls. That is, Social Justice

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