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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 […]
Women with issues of drug and alcohol abuse need additional support to access education and gain the confidence to move on to employment opportunities. This project provides a supportive environment and counselling while a local school provides additional lecturers. The women need access to assistance with course fees, childcare, computers and stationery as well as […]
These Soroptimists funded the education and living expenses for Ariet, a Sudanese refugee living in Nairobi. After Ariet completes her education, she will return to her community to work within her community on development projects. This will be a significant leadership role for Ariet and her community. Club: SI Cambridge, W.A., PFR: 26922
SI Fremantle provided scholarships for two women who have suffered in violent and abusive situations. Both had successfully completed the Soroptimist Leadership Development Program and wanted to continue further studies, but were unable to fund this themselves. These two women will be able to continue their studies that will lead them from dependence on welfare to […]
Violence against women is a major issue across the world. The SISWP Federation President urged all members to take action on this issue, asking SISWP members to – “Walk the Talk: Say No to Violence” to bring the issue of violence against women to the attention of local communities. South West Pacific President Siew Yong […]