SI the Wrekin joined the Silhouettes of the first women to vote at the museum of Iron The Silhouettes now all have Orange the World badges to promote the campaign Orange the world – The 25th November is the International day for the Elimination of Violence against women. #HearMeToo. Women wanted the vote to make a change towards a more equal society including an end to domestic violence. Sadly despite legislation 1 in 4 women in the U.K. will suffer domestic violence in their lifetime and 2 women a week will die as a result of domestic violence.
SI the Wrekin community award for toilet twinning across the Ironbridge Gorge world heritage site
President Linda Devey presents a cheque to Axis for £255. Axis is a local charity that gives support and advice to victims of sexual abuse. The money was raised at our Souper Sunday event.
We were treated to a fantastic display of bluebells on our May walk around Aqualate Newport
Judith Healy and Margaret Chervasse step down as president and secretary, a big thanks for their hard work over the past few years.
Everyone seemed to enjoy the great selection of soups £245 was raise for Axis a charity supporting young adults who have been sexually abused.
Wrekin Soroptimists and friends joined the suffragettes of Ironbridge at the museum of Iron to celebrate International Women’s Day