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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

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“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree”                                                                                                Joyce Kilmer 22nd April, Earth Day! The very name conjures up a picture of serenity. Tall, robust trees, luxuriant undergrowth, streams, rivers and lakes and thriving native biodiversity…birds and animals creating an orchestra of forest music. Restore Our Earth

SI Position on withdrawal of countries from the Istanbul Convention

SI Position on withdrawal of countries from the Istanbul Convention

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Since 1921, Soroptimist International (SI) has been founded on the principles of human rights, social and economic justice, equality, peace, and international goodwill to transform the lives of girls and women of all ages, through our international partnerships, and our global network of members. SI is a worldwide volunteer organisation for women, in 3000 communities

Violence against Women and Girls

Violence against Women and Girls

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Spotlights have been shone on this area of concern in recent days and weeks, but it is not new. The latest headlines in the UK have focused on the death of Sarah Everard but contemporary deaths elsewhere are also being highlighted. From the UK to Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Africa, China, Asian Subcontinent, the Caribbean and

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2021

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2021

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What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world on March 8th. The United Nations first celebrated International Women’s Day in 1975, but its roots were developing from the turn of the century. It is now supported globally by governments and non-governmental organisations, for profit and non-profit organisations, professional and community