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Soroptimist International - Woking and District

Soroptimist International of Woking and District is part of a worldwide organisation of women, which is linked to the United Nations.

We are Woking Soroptimists

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2021 – Centenary Year of Soroptimist International – find out more about our Brilliant Past and Bright Future

Our exhibition in Woking has ended – but you can still read about our history in the News items from January to October 2021

Read our January-October 2021 posts in Club News to follow our 100 year journey from Then to Now. 

Want to know more about 100 years of Soroptimist International?  Watch the Soroptimist International video here

Want to hear more about what Soroptimists do around the world? Listen to the Soroptimist Voices podcasts here

Special Days in November and December 2021

24 November- 6 December: Orange the World: 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

The global theme set by the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE campaign is  “#OrangeTheWorld: End Violence against Women Now!”

“When leaves turn to gold, and love grows cold – violence against women can unfold”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soroptimists across the world seek to stop gender-based violence

27 November-5 December: National Tree Planting Week – we commemorated the SI Centenary in Woking town centre, see out news here

1 December:   World Aids Day

2 December:   UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

 

 

 

 

3 December:  UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities: thinking especially of disable women who suffer violence

5 December – UN International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development: thinking of all who volunteer, especially those who work to prevent violence against women

6 December – End Violence Against Women (EVAW)

10 December – UN Human Rights Day

Our awareness and fund-raising events have been postponed for the moment, but we are still supporting the charities we care about.

Our Club

Welcome to our Club. Please use the menu in the sidebar to navigate our site and find out more about who we are and what we do.

“I found women with a social conscience and open hearts for friendship.

Being a Soroptimist gives me such a sense of purpose.”

More good reasons for being a Soroptimists here

Our members act to make the lives of women and girls better – locally, nationally and internationally. Each member’s contribution to our goal is welcomed and appreciated – no matter how great or small.

Take a look at the Club News page to see what we have been doing recently and to Soroptimists action for more about our projects.

To speak to us, go to Contact us.

Global Club Links

Our Club is part of the worldwide network of Soroptimist International. This non-political organisation takes a firm stance on a number of subjects relating to women and girls (more at National Federation, SIGBI).

SI Woking & District cooperates with the other clubs in the Southern Region of Soroptimist International of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, and has Friendship Links with the Soroptimist Clubs of SI Durban and SI Pretoria Tshwane in South Africa.

Recent Club News

January 2022 – Climate Change – CRY – Woking Park – Gender

Happy New Year We have said goodbye to our year of looking back at our…

December 2021 – #16DaysofActivism – National Tree Week – Centenary Tree – Your Sanctuary – anti-FGM campaign – Women’s Health

Women’s Health In the last few years, we have realised that the healthcare women get…

November 2021 – National Conference – Marriage – Remembrance Sunday

14 November : Remembrance Sunday Our President laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in Woking…