On 10th December 2023, the world will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The theme this year is “Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All”. When you consider all the troubles and injustices currently taking place throughout the world, this is
Soroptimists Celebrating the Power of Women Volunteers on International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development By Dr Pamala Proverbs We Soroptimists are supreme volunteers. We give our time, talent, and funds to causes that we hold dearly, especially those that are critical to the
Women’s Aid has launched its manifesto in advance of a General Election in 2024, calling for the national prioritisation of domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG), and for political parties to pledge their commitment to the three key pillars.
The latest issue of Global Voice is now available. Articles this issue are the end of the Opening Doors to a Bright Future Campaign, which has helped 3,000 women and girls, the launch of the SI Foundation, 16 Days of Activism, launch of an annual
SI Mansfield’s community projects featured in the Mansfield, Ashfield and Sherwood News Journal.
The United Nations’ website describes International Days and weeks as occasions to educate the public on issues of concern and to mobilise political will, also to celebrate and reinforce the achievements of humanity. As I write, in October 2023, we have very little to celebrate.
We are delighted to welcome two new Clubs which have been chartered in October. SI Whitstable and District was chartered on 1 October 2023, and SI Northampton on 7 October 2023. President Cathy was delighted to charter both Clubs. Congratulations to the Clubs and their
“Building forward together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet.” SDG1. ‘End poverty in all its forms everywhere’. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed each year and aims to raise awareness about people living in poverty. According to the
Invest in girls’ rights: our leadership and well-being. This is this year’s theme for the International Day of the Girl (IDG). We want to see a world where girls are being given space to shape government policy and spending, to inform the rules and norms