The plight of pregnant women in prison
SI Middlesbrough members have expressed deep concern about pregnant women being imprisoned, some without proper health care. Many are the victims of abuse already. They deserve care and rehabilitation.
Learning about Afghanistan
We had a lovely, informal meeting yesterday, with a light supper. Our speaker Hamida had so much to tell us about Afghanistan and how, historically, it has got into the present situation. Very informative.
International Day of Peace
We are marking International Day of Peace today with an informal talk from a local woman originally from Afghanistan. She will tell us about her country and the plight of those from Afghanistan who are currently refugees.
Join our celebration
SI Middlesbrough is celebrating its 75th anniversary on 23rd October with an afternoon tea. Speaker botanist Anne Press. Enquiries 07710449823
75th anniversary celebration
SI Middlesbrough is celebrating its 75th anniversary on 23rd October with an afternoon tea. Speaker botanist Anne Press. Enquiries 07710449823. Join us!
Supporting local refugees
Middlesbrough Soroptimists are collecting clothing and other essentials for refugees living locally.
Money raised for Diamond Education Grant
Middlesbrough Soroptimists have raised £100 for SIGBI’s Diamond Education Grant through a very pleasant book auction and supper evening.
Middlesbrough Soroptimists are very concerned about the situation in Afghanistan, particularly how it will affect women and girls.
Asylum seeker conditions a breach of human rights?
Middlesbrough Soroptimists deplore the overcrowded and insanitary conditions in which asylum seekers, including women and children, are being kept in Dover. This is surely a breach of human rights. Please see www.refugeewomen.co.uk for more information.