Beau Sejour was lit up in Orange to raise awareness. #OrangetheWorld
Click on the lionk below to see the article in todays press. https://guernseypress.com/news/2022/11/28/a-step-in-right-direction- on-gender-based-violence/
This morning shoes have appeared on the Market steps in St Peter Port to raise awareness.
ON 25th November to mark the first day of Activism an Orange flag was hoisted at teh top of Elizabeth College. The flag was raised by our deputy bailiff Jessica Roland ( the first female bailiff ) and The Dirsector of Safer Fiona Naftel. Also in attendance was Jenny Palmer the Principal of Elizabeth College, and two senior prefects from the school and a small group of Soroptimist members who made it to the top pf the tower.
At our November monthly meeting members wore Orange to mark the beginning of our campaign to raise awareness for the UN day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Friday 25th November marks the Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. SI Guernsey have asked businesses in St Peter Port to display an orange shoe in their windows for 16 days to raise awareness and show support for the elimination of gender based violence.
SI Guernsey are joining other Soroptimists across the world taking action and calling for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
SI Guernsey has printed posters showing what a good relationship looks like. The have been posted around the island in public places such as the hospital and library, in doctors and dentists etc. The Share Nurses distribute the bookmarks as part of their PSHE lessons./
Members enjoyed an afternoon tea on a lovely sunny afternoon in May, and raised money for the local committee.