Time to Talk Day, 7 February, is all about bringing together the right ingredients, to have a conversation about mental health. Whether that’s tea, biscuits and close friends or a room full of people challenging mental health stigma, it’s just about getting talking. Having conversations
Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) is delighted to announce the charter of two new Clubs in the vicinity of San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago. SI Anaparima SI Anaparima was chartered on 24 November 2018 by SIGBI President, Sue Williams. It was a gala
Soroptimists from all over the UK were encouraged to add their images to The People’s Picture – the Face of Suffrage on display on the concourse at Birmingham New Street Station from November 15th to the 14th December, the day women voted for the first time. For
In the image below are 14 people that have been injured by explosive weapons. All of them have received support from Humanity & Inclusion (HI) physiotherapists, social workers and others. The photos (from top row left to bottom row right) are of Malik; Emerson; Jannat; Gloria; Mohammed;
This 10th December marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed. Eleanor Roosevelt, as the Chairperson of the drafting committee of the document stated meaningfully, “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so
Live life positively — Know your HIV status “HIV testing is an essential entry point to HIV treatment, prevention, care and support services” – Michel Sidibe – Executive Director UNAIDS World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world on 1st December each year since 1988.
The chartering event of SI Hyderabad was successfully completed on 17th November 2018 at the CME Hall of Century Hospital, Hyderabad. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Ms. Shikha Goel an IPS officer (Indian Police Service) and she also champions several women centric causes.
SIGBI President, Sue Williams, has written to SI Americas President, Elizabeth Di Geronimo to say that our thoughts are with them as the fires in California continue. We hope that all our Soroptimist sisters and their families are safe and well. Read the letter
SI is looking to recruit a Director to the SI Board for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020. A change to procedure was approved by the Voting Delegates at SIGBI’s General Meeting (Resolution 1) on 26 October 2018 in Liverpool. For the
From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international