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Contains information of interest to individual Members, including Membership Statement, New Members' Pack, how to apply for a Memorial Fund Award, Grants of Friendship/Invitations, and Membership Matters.

Contains all the information you need for the running of a Club, eg Membership Forms, Annual Returns, Club Governance, How to Start a New Club.

Contains information related to running a Region/National Association/Network, eg the purpose of Regions/National Associations/Networks, and Region/NA/Network governance documents

Contains documentation to help you communicate your activities, eg Template Press Releases, SIGBI Brand Guidelines and Logos, good examples of Club Promotional Material, How To Guides.

Contains information related to Programme Activities, eg a page for each Programme Area, Commission on the Status of Women, SIGBI Programme Database.

Contains documentation related to the running of the Federation, eg SIGBI Governance, Vision 2021.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Respect Statement

The Respect Statement has been developed to ensure that all Members respect the diversity of the Organisation and uphold its objects, and that Clubs select partners who do not impinge on the objects of Soroptimist International:

PowerPoint Presentation for use by Clubs

The following PowerPoint Presentation has been developed to ensure that Clubs understand legislation surrounding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

Video Clips which Clubs should see

Professor Sue Ions used a video during her keynote speech at the SIGBI Conference in Malta 2016, which demonstrates that even at a very young age gender stereotypes are formed.  We therefore need to start working against this with young children:

To celebrate diversity in the world Momondo asked 67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test. It turns out that they have much more in common with other nationalities than they would ever have imagined. In this short film, you can join Carlos on his amazing journey into who he really is: