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What is Predatory Marriage?

A Predatory Marriage Three days after my mother’s death in March 2016, the phone rang. It was her GP. He sounded worried.  Daphne Franks 10 May 2020  “Daphne, did you know your mother was married? Because your mother’s man-friend’s here with a marriage certificate. It

Soroptimist Centenary 2021

What are Soroptimist’s doing for their Centenary in 2021?

In 2021 Soroptimist International Great Britain & Ireland(SIGBI) together with Soroptimists from across the word will join together to celebrate 100 years of Soroptimists and celebrate a ‘BRIGHT PAST and a BRILLIANT FUTURE Aim and Purpose To celebrate the first centenary of Soroptimist International, what better


What is #BackTo60?

Back to 60 Movement #BackTo60 We all know that the pension age for women born in the fifties has been raised. Did you know a campaign called “Back to 60 movement “has won the right to a Judicial Review and is taking the DWP to

2020 Anniversaries

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. This anniversary provides a much-needed opportunity to reflect on the direction of the UN and ensure it is built to address the global challenges of the 21st Century.   2020 marks a confluence of the 25th anniversary

Mass Lobby of Parliament  on Wednesday 26th June 2019

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Female Offender Strategy Women in Prison are bringing together other women’s centres at a Mass Lobby of Parliament  on Wednesday 26th June. The purpose of the day is to raise the profile of community-based support services and women’s