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The fifty-eighth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) will take place from 10 to 19 February 2020 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development section of international development. This year, CSocD is celebrating the 75th anniversary of
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The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2020. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all regions of the world will join together with 100 delegates of Soroptimist International (SI).
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Following the 10th International Forum on Food and Nutrition, SI UN Representative, Liliana Mosca, blogs about the positive effects of sustainable diets and food sourcing on the global economy and environment.
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In recognition of her work at Soroptimist International and Women for Water Partnership, The Evolutionary Business Council has announced our very own Mariet Verhoef-Cohen as winner of its prestigious GLOBAL IMPACT Award for 2019 in the 6th Annual EBC Awards of Excellence.
The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society-led, multi-stakeholder gathering taking place within the context of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, with two major meetings to be held in Mexico, 7-8 May 2020 and Paris, 7-10 July 2020. The Forum is convened by UN Women, and co-chaired by France and Mexico, and is in partnership with Global Civil Society.
Let's keep moving foreward! Dawn Marie Lemonds takes us back to 1995.
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SI UN Representative in New York, Maria Fornella-Oehninger, discusses the effects of incorporating women in UN Peacekeeping operations.
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A conference as part of a European Union-funded project, 'Soroptimists Advocate Gender Equality (SAGE) in Work'. Best practices from various countries were shared as well as valuable insights for progresses to 'bridge the glass cliff'.
Gift Abu is one of the SI Road to Equality #SoroptimistSix - a trained nurse and midwife in Nigeria, and an Anti-FGM Media activist since 2013.
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An opportunity to be inspired by joining Soroptimists from all over Africa and beyond, to energise, network, and enjoy tours, opportunities, and social events.
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Soroptimist International is delighted to introduce you to Mam Lisa Camara, one of our SI Road to Equality #SoroptimistSix. So vital on our Road to Equality – your support of the President’s Appeal, 2019-2021 will empower Lisa and others in their work within their own countries at the grassroots level,
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Soroptimist International is delighted to introduce you to Sadia Hussein, Kenya, an ambitious and accomplished young woman, and one of our SI Road to Equality #SoroptimistSix. So vital on our Road to Equality – your support of the President’s Appeal, 2019-2021 will empower Sadia and others in their work within
The refugee crisis is a gender-based violence crisis. A brave community of refugee girls are using their stories to tell us why. An article by Anne K. Ream What does it mean to be a refugee today? In an era when borders are closing, nationalism is rising, and politicians and
The Fourth World Conference of Women’s Shelters (4WCWS) was held at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center in southern Taiwan. The Opening Ceremony was on 5 November and advocates from 100 nations, with 1,400 government and Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) representatives in attendance, eager to share ideas on how to improve women’s shelters
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