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WeWash – Women Water and Leadership Appeal

tir, 05/22/2018 - 16:24

WeWash, a new transformative and sustainable project is now underway as part of the SI Women, Water and Leadership Appeal (WWL) 2017-2019. Beginning early May, WeWash (Women empowerment through water, sanitation, and health), is reshaping the lives of unemployed and low-income women and girls in the villages of Sulitsa, Sladak kladenets, Preslaven and Kalitinovo in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

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Soroptimists raise € 55.000 for School for Justice

ons, 05/16/2018 - 12:53

Soroptimist Bianca Leemkuil from the Netherlands, surprised Mallika with a cheque for €55.000, as a donation to the unique and progressive programme School for Justice, which was set up in Mumbai, India in 2017. Securing massive media attention around the world, the ground-breaking programme which rescues girls from child prostitution, educates and trains girls to become lawyers and prosecutors, and in doing so, affords them the power to prosecute the criminals that once owned them.

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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

ons, 05/09/2018 - 20:43

On 3 May 2018, Utrecht University celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a keynote address and panel discussion entitled ‘Leadership in Human Rights, Diversity, and Inclusion’.

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SIFAF CONFERENCE MARRAKECH – an account

ons, 05/02/2018 - 22:15

by Inge Withof, SIE Assistant Programme Director When the Soroptimist International Future African Federation (SIFAF) Conference was announced, I immediately had the idea to go there to support our Soroptimist Sisters and support the foundation of the new African SI Federation. Moreover, I have never been to Africa so for

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News from the 4th SIFAF conference

ons, 05/02/2018 - 21:31

News from 4th SIFAF conference co-authored by Mary Muia, SIFAF President, Task Force Chair,  and member of SI Karen Blixen Club of Nairobi Kenya, and Wanda Peters, SI Public Relations 2017-2019. With 1788 members in 27 countries on the African continent, SIFAF, the Soroptimist International Future African Federation, is growing steadily

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Stunning President’s Appeal pendant designed by Villy Makou

tir, 05/01/2018 - 15:30

A pendant, that can be worn on a chain as a necklace, and also as a pin, has been beautifully designed by Soroptimist Villy Makou from Greece, previous winner of the CSW61 handbook cover competition in 2017. Created in silver and blue enamel, and in 22k gold plated and blue

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