Raising Awareness

Reducing Modern Day Slavery

Our organisation across England carried out a Modern Day Slavery Survey among the General Public to establish how informed they were on this crime and if they  had some idea of the signs that can indicate that someone is a … Continued


White Ribbon – REAL MEN RESPECT WOMEN

See our Ipswich Soroptimists campaign for White Ribbon, originally posted last year, but just as relevant to 2017 (excuse the date on the opening slide!). White Ribbon is an organisation set up by men to stop domestic violence against women, … Continued


REAL MEN RESPECT WOMEN

Here is our Pledge. Thanks to all the Suffolk organisations who have signed up to White Ribbon – an organisation started by men to stop violence against women.



A HELPING HAND FOR ‘NEAT FEET’

We had a tombola stall at Sproughton Village Fete on 25th June to raise funds for our Regional Project ‘Neat Feet, Happy Hands’ in Kenya to help eradicate the ‘Jiggers’ parasite by providing bowls, medications, sandals to children (so that … Continued


A FIRST FOR THE CLUB! A SPONSOR TO A QUIZ NIGHT

              Some of us like to go to the odd quiz, and for several years a favourite has been the ones run by our friends at The Hearing Care Centre. So, for the one … Continued


Talk at Next Club Meeting

Our next Club meeting is on Wednesday 8th March – UN’s International Women’s Day – celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.  The theme for International Women’s Day, 2017, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of … Continued


EQUALITY: IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

Our event held to celebrate the work of Lighthouse Women’s Aid, held at the University of Suffolk on 10th February, was a real success, thanks to the collaboration of all parties including the Students’ Union who did so much to … Continued


White Ribbon 2016

In conjunction with Coastal Action Against Abuse we have mounted our facebook video – see below campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence and where to go for help as part of White Ribbon Day.  


Congratulations to ‘The University of Suffolk’

Ipswich Soroptimists are delighted that UCS Campus, Ipswich, which has been a collaboration between the universities of Essex and East Anglia since 2007, will become the University of Suffolk from 1 August.  It has successfully met the criteria for becoming a … Continued