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Programme Director’s April 2023 Message

Hi everyone, I cannot believe just how much has happened since my last blog, time truly does not stand still. Visit to Asia You will be aware that President Cathy and I spent February visiting clubs and members across the Asia Cluster.  It was a visit which will stay with me for a very long

World Water Day

Soroptimist International Supports a Gender Approach to Water Management Everything alive needs water! According to NASA, places with water are of the greatest interest when looking for life beyond Earth. Planets with ample water to support all human activities are desirable. However, back on Earth, some regions and people are deprived of water. The story

CSW 67 – Session on “Widows Rights”

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 67 – – is currently taking place in New York, and Soroptimists from all five Federations are taking part. Blog by Helen Porter, SI Winchester and District on “Widows Rights” This was a fascinating side event of CSW67. I learnt about the intersectionality of widowhood and

Why do we celebrate International Women’s Day?

There is a wonderful image that comes to mind when we imagine women all over the world supporting each other and celebrating each other’s achievements, not only on this special day, but throughout the year. Imagine… just imagine how much more we can achieve when we join forces with other women and become a powerful influence

Membership Director’s March 2023 Message

Did You Know…? As we visit women’s groups across the UK, we are aware many women do not know about the work of Soroptimists in our Federation and across the globe! Here we talk about just one area of our work. This is about our flagship project, Stop Violence against Women and Girls… We gathered

World Day of Social Justice

The commitment to writing a blog provides the opportunity to read around topics which in the normal course of our lives we just take for granted. As a Soroptimist, I have learned the benefit of working with others for social development and, in particular, for the benefit of women and girls. That is, Social Justice

International Women’s Day Webinar – 4 March 13.30-14.30 GMT

Join us for a spectacular online event to celebrate International Women’s Day, with a fantastic array of speakers and entertainment to inspire you. Title: embracing equity with digital dynamism: (how female digital innovation can change the world) For details of the speakers, see the flyer below: International Women’s Day Webinar Flyer Register for this event: