Human Rights Day – 10 December

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 such an appropriate theme. 10th December 1948, the United Nations

Introducing our new President, Ruth Healey

We are pleased to announce that Ruth Healey, SI Surrey Hills, was installed as the new President of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) on Saturday 4 November 2023 at our Conference in London. The Change of Insignia ceremony was a glittering occasion, where all the incoming Region/National Association and Network Presidents were also

Two new Clubs for SIGBI

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 members.  

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October 2023

“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 World Bank the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 pushed between 88