Tag: Action

Canterbury Soroptimists News December 2019 – SI South East England

The Power of Silence   Canterbury Soroptimists were joined by over a hundred people for our Silent March on 7th December to raise awareness about the United Nations 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence against women and girls.   … Continued



Violence Unseen Exhibition Zero Tolerance 21 November until 10 December – various locations

  Over the past decades there have been dramatic changes to public attitudes around some aspects of men’s violence against women. Yet domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women are still prevalent in Scotland today, especially … Continued


New Federation Project – Empowering girls in Nepal with ChoraChori

In Nepal, reported cases of rape have quadrupled in the past ten years. Girls’ lives are being destroyed as they face not only the violence and long-term mental trauma but also the stigma associated with rape. UK registered charity ChoraChori … Continued


Recycling for worthy causes including Climate change action

  Several clubs are collecting bottle tops to make chairs using a granulator. You can now send your bottle tops for free via your local post office. Just pop them in the envelope with : Freepost LUSH GREENHUB ♻️♻️♻️ #lush #recycling #reuse #plasticfree … Continued


Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery

The first Soroptomist International sticker on the back of a Croation Truck, which was forwarded to us by John Shirley Ltd, the freight forwarding agency SI Canterbury has been working with to get these stickers on as many long-haul trucks … Continued



UKSSD

SDG Scorecard published September 2019 UKSSD publishes Scorecard of UK Voluntary National Review UKSSD’s SDG Scorecard, published today, assesses the UK Voluntary National Review (VNR) based on UN Voluntary Reporting guidelines and best practice. Although there a positive signs of … Continued


Modern Day Slavery Appeal

The National Crime Agency suspects there are tens of thousands of victims of Modern Slavery here in the UK. Unseen runs the UK Modern Slavery Helpline, which has indicated over 15,000 potential victims since its launch in 2016. The Helpline … Continued


County Lines – Protecting Vulnerable People from Drug Gangs

Spot the signs of County Lines – police launch campaign to protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs Dorset Police has launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs … Continued