Delivering Christmas gifts to the Joseph Cowan Health Care Centre

SI Newcastle upon Tyne Soroptimists delivering 25 Christmas gifts bags to Joseph Cowan Health Care Centre for homeless women in the area. ⁦ @SIGBI1  

We stand up for Rural Women

Members of Soroptimist International of Newcastle upon Tyne today are campaigning in support of women who live in rural areas, particularly those living in parts of the developing world where they are discriminated against and suffer gender-based violence and abuse … Continued

Newcastle Soroptimists joined with Tynemouth, Whitley Bay & District Soroptimists to raise awareness of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender based Violence.

Tynemouth Whitley Bay And Newcastle upon Tyne Soroptimists getting prepared with the 75+ supporters of the DIVA walk ( DON’T IGNORE VIOLENCE & ABUSE) . They walked to Whitley Bay from Tynemouth wearing ORANGE to raise awareness of the 16 … Continued

Soroptimists Stand up Against Trafficking

Soroptimist International of Newcastle upon Tyne Stand up for Women against trafficking and modern day slavery. Traffickers say openly that their trade is more lucrative than drugs or arms sales because people can be sold and resold time and again. … Continued

Packing Christmas Bags

At our last meeting before Christmas, Newcastle Soroptimists assembled the gift bags for Under the Bridge and the gift boxes for the the Hub which supports trafficked women #ask me whyiamasoroptimist#stopthetraffik @sigbi1

Soroptimists Stand up for Victims of Rape

Soroptimist International of Newcastle upon Tyne of the 16 days of activism against violence against women will focus on rape as a weapon used both in war and in peace against women and girls. The ‘culture’ that enables this act … Continued

Soroptimists Stand up for Women – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

    Soroptimist International of Newcastle upon Tyne on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women will begin 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence. The campaign which runs from 25 November to 10 December … Continued

S.I. Newcastle 82nd charter lunch

On Saturday, November 16th, Newcastle soroptimists and guests celebrated their 82nd charter lunch at the Centre for Life in Newcastle.  It was a wonderful afternoon with great food, great friends and fellowship.  Thank you to all who attended and to … Continued

SIGBI 2019 CONFERENCE AT BOURNEMOUTH – S.I. Newcastle won the Best Practice Award for Advocacy.

A much-loved session of the annual SIGBI Conferences is the Best Practice awards which  showcases the Best of the Best. There were six winners, each representing a different category and we won the one for Advocacy. All winners gave a … Continued

West End Women and Girls Centre

Tuesday October 23rd was our last meeting at Jesmond Library as from November 12th we will be meeting at TDR, Q1, Quorum Business Park, NE12 8EX.   Our speakers this evening were Laura and Rochelle from the West End Women … Continued