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CSW61 Why come to CSW? Margaret Clark – Assistant Programme Director for Advocacy The Commission for the Status of Women is the largest global intergovernmental forum on gender equality and the empowerment of women. It is so inspiring, knowing how women’s organizations are improving women’s rights in so many countries throughout the world. Women talk

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Catch up with a Soroptimist – Aminatta L.R. Ngum

Member – Aminatta L.R. Ngum Founder Member of Soroptimist International of Banjul, The Gambia How did you first hear about Soroptimist International? Sometime in 1986 when I was Senior Magistrate, the late Mrs. Louise Njie, then Minister of Health and Women’s Affairs invited me to attend an inaugural meeting for the establishment of a Club in

Benefits of Volunteering

In an age when we all claim to be so short of time is there still a place for volunteering? Volunteering is about giving up your time for a good cause. You don’t get paid but you do get the chance to use your talents, develop new skills, and experience the pleasure that comes from

Soroptimists join Airport Border Force and Police to fight Human Trafficking!

On Friday 21st October Soroptimists from the South Lancashire Region joined Manchester Airport Border Force and Greater Manchester Police to assist at an awareness-raising stand in the Airport Departure Lounge of Manchester Airport. South Lancashire Soroptimists have been part of the Manchester Modern Day Slavery Forum for the past 16 months. Which involves approximately 50

Soroptimist Networking/Party Day – Republic of Ireland

Blog by Sarah McCormack National President Soroptimist International Republic of Ireland During my year of Presidency I set out to visit all Clubs in the Republic of Ireland. My focus for this visit was to attend the Clubs usual meeting – making no special arrangements for the National President’s visit. We have 19 Clubs, and with them

Catch up with a Soroptimist Club – St Albans & District

Club: Soroptimist International St Albans and District Date formed: 27 April 1957 Number of Members: 33 Our Club has evolved over the years and continues to benefit from the energy that comes from change. We have a busy programme with lots of projects and events for Members, guests and importantly prospective Members to come along

Interview with Soroptimists

President Yvonne Simpson and President Elect Mariet Verhoef-Cohen were in Kuala Lumpur ahead of the Soroptimist International World Convention in 2019.  They gave a great interview for Inspire, the Women’s Institute of Management magazine. Read the article.