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Forced Marriage Consultation (UK)

Clubs across the UK were asked to take part in a nationwide consultation on forced marriage. The Government launched a consultation as to whether forced marriage should be a criminal offence rather than a civil offence.  This is another amazing example of how the network of clubs across can be a global voice for women […]

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Women Who Make a Difference (Australia)

Each year this club, SI Eastern Districts of Adelaide, presents awards to “Women who make a Difference” according to the following criteria: Make a difference to South Australia and the Global Community Collaborate with others Provide leadership and mentoring Work in professional or voluntary capacities Many women are reluctant to be singled out for awards so […]

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Empowerment of women in Tunisia (Netherlands)

Women in Tunisia, a country in democratic transition, have a need for support to help them actively participate in the new democracy and thus work towards a more peaceful society in the near future. The Soroptimists of both Tunisian clubs will be able to connect better with the international women’s organizations and SIE in particular. […]

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Woman as Chief Executive Prize (France)

This project stresses the quality of successful chief executive women and consequently, making women aware of their capacities for creating their own firms.  They aim, through the media, to promote successful female business women with this prestigious prize. The club organised a call for applications through on-line contacts, professional organizations, chambers of consulate, female associations […]

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SEW&G – Soroptimist Educating Women & Girls (USA)

This club shares “we believe education is the building block to an enriched life. It also perpetuates a domino effect to the extended family. Progress and strength is determined by one’s education and life experiences. We try to build women and girls’ confidence by mentoring and educating.  As Soroptimists, we lead workshops in: job resumes, […]

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White ribbon campaign (Australia)

  White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men’s violence against women.  In particular, Australia’s unique Ambassadors’ Program supports thousands of men to be the faces and leaders of the campaign, by living the White Ribbon Oath: never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women. Women support White Ribbon […]

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SAME Women (UK/Pakistan)

This International Women’s Day event gave opportunities to the mothers of Soroptimist And Mothers from Eastwood (‘SAME’) women to assist in planning the event, to fill hostess roles of introducing guests and giving votes of thank, to speak in public, and to assess the outcome and value of the event. The project set out to […]

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Soroptimists against trading people (Lithuania)

The club organised lectures for girls and women about the trading of people all over the world.  The lectures took place at schools and in women’s prisons.  Brochures and leaflets about the global issue were created and distributed.  They shared information about the project with the local press, local television, and the general public. Because […]

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