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Global Voice Newsletter – September 2023

The September 2023 issue of Global Voice is now available. This issue contains a round up of the Dublin 2023 Convention, details of the webinar explaining SI’s brand transformation, news on International Literacy Day, SI Youth Forum and the launch of the Soroptimist International Foundation. Global Voice is produced by Soroptimist International, of which Soroptimist

Charter of new Club, SI Srinagar (Kashmir), India

We are delighted to announce the Charter of a new Club in Srinagar (Kashmir), India, on Saturday 19 August 2023. President Cathy travelled to India to charter the Club. Media interest was high and the charter featured in four local newspapers Rising Kashmir Daily Excelsior Greater Kashmir Kashmir Images Congratulations to SI Srinagar (Kashmir). Welcome

Soroptimist International Quadrennial Report 2020-2023

We are delighted to present the Soroptimist International Quadrennial Report 2020-2023, detailing the work done by the five Soroptimist Federations over the last four years. Details are also given of the Soroptimist International Foundation, which replaces the International Presidents’ Appeals. See the SI Website for full details. SI Quadrennial Report 2020-2023 SI Foundation page on

Statement of Support for the Resistance of Iranian Women

President Cathy Cottridge has signed the following statement for SIGBI Statement of Support for the Resistance of Iranian Women As we approach the first anniversary of the Iranian people’s uprising for freedom, we, the undersigned, express our solidarity and support for the uprising of the Iranian people, especially women. On September 16, 2022, a nationwide

Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts – How Special Are They?

In 2017 Dame Vera Baird KC, then the Police and Crime Commissioner for the area, initiated a unique partnership between SIGBI and criminal justice partners in Northumbria. She engaged local Soroptimists in an observation project in which they watched over 220 sessions of the Specialist Domestic Violence Courts (now Specialist Domestic Abuse Courts), answering a

Congratulations to King Charles III and Queen Camilla on their Coronation

On behalf of all members of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland Limited, we would like to congratulate King Charles III and Queen Camilla on their coronation on 6 May 2023.  Soroptimists will be participating in The Big Help Out initiative, a fantastic way to encourage volunteering and build community spirit. Why don’t you join

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: