Regional News

Obituary for Nirmal (Nimmi) Kumasi Joshi

      Nirmal (Nimmi) Kumasi Joshi (69 years), SI Stourbridge and District and formerly SI West Birmingham, died on 28th July 2019 following an acute heart attack whilst in Kuala Lumpur before the SI Convention. She had enjoyed the … Continued

March 2019: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

It’s time to . Raise awareness, fund research and save lives this March. The earlier a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer the more likely she will respond to treatment. But most women are diagnosed once the disease has already spread, and one … Continued

16 Days of Activism 25 November – 10 December 2018

  From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls … Continued

How Do Soroptimists Influence Positive Change?

Soroptimist International (SI) and SIGBI both have consultative status at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations (UN), which gives us a voice on important discussion papers, and allows us to attend the Commission on the Status … Continued

The Sustainable Development Goals

  If we want to end poverty, combat inequalities and promote prosperity while protecting the environment we need to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) These are 17 Goals with 169 Targets which were formally adopted by all Member States … Continued

World Environment Day June 5 2016

The booming illegal trade in wildlife products is eroding Earth’s precious biodiversity, robbing us of our natural heritage and pushing whole species toward extinction. The killing and smuggling is also undermining economies, fuelling organized crime, and feeding corruption and insecurity … Continued

Public Speaking Competition 2016; Congratulations Lydia Robinson

Congratulations to Lydia Robinson from Ridgewood High School who was declared the winner of  Midland and Arden Region Public speaking competition. The competition was held on Saturday March 12th at Dudley Town Hall. Lydia’s chosen topic was No Great Genius has … Continued

Celebrating International Womens Day

SI Midland Arden including members of SI Stourbridge and District celebrating International Woman’s Day in Bewdley