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Girls School in Southern Sudan (USA)

Soroptimists in the US decided to help orphan girls in Southern Sudan attain a basic education. To do so, they supported a local foundation that opened the School for Orphan Girls in Duk Payuel, Republic of Southern Sudan. The goal of the foundation is to educate girls that can return to their homes as young […]

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Wakimbizi Supports Ariet (Australia)

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

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VAWG stands in the way

VAWG has many destructive and damaging outcomes, but of significant importance to Soroptimist International is the impact VAWG has on access to education and leadership for women and girls. Girls who experience violence are less likely to attend school. Schools are, sadly and shockingly, one of the primary sites for sexual violence. Walking to and […]

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