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Soroptimists in the News


SI Warrington were in the Warrington Guardian for their new School Club

GIRLS from Great Sankey High School attended a ceremony to charter their newly-formed Soroptistars school club. This initiative grew out of the ongoing collaboration between the high school and Soroptimist International of Warrington, a women’s volunteer organisation that works in the community to transform the lives of women and girls through education, empowerment and enabling

SI Abergavenny and District were in the Abergavenny Chronicle for their orange campaign

An orange glow will be flooding the shopping streets of Abergavenny thanks to support from the town’s Soroptimist club for the United Nation’s campaign against gender-based violence. While gender-based violence can happen to anyone, anywhere, some women and girls are particularly vulnerable. Examples of gender-based violence include domestic abuse, forced marriage, rape and sexual exploitation.


SI Guernsey were in ITV News for their Loves Me… Loves Me Not… campaign

Women’s progress group the Soroptimists of Guernsey were handing out reminders to the public today of the signs of an abusive relationship. 1 in 4 Women experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. 1 in 6 Men experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. 95% Domestic abuse survivors say they experienced coercive control. The campaign group took


SI Leicester were in the Leicester City Council News for their campaign to provide toilets in poor communities

A CAMPAIGN aimed at helping ensure communities in developing countries have access to safe, clean toilets is being launched with the help of Leicester’s Lord Mayor this week. Women’s voluntary organisation Soroptimist International Leicester are launching the Leicester Toilet Twinning Project, to help fund sanitation projects in poor communities across the world. Figures show that