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Findings from the UN World Water Development Report 2020

fre, 03/27/2020 - 10:30

An informative review of the recently released United Nations World Water Development Report 2020 by SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, Linda Witong

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Green light for fifth Soroptimist International Federation – SI of Africa

ons, 03/25/2020 - 11:36

Jubilation and joy- a 'Yes' for the formation of the Soroptimist International Africa Federation.

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Key Priorities in Education

tir, 03/24/2020 - 12:05

SI UN Representative, Evelyne Para, discusses the need to prioritise education if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved.

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THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORLD OF WORK

man, 03/23/2020 - 13:20

SI UN Representative in New York, Marie D’Amato-Rizzi, urges Soroptimists to encourage their governments to ratify the International Labour Organisation's 'Convention Concerning the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work (C190)'.

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The role of water in tackling a global health emergency

fre, 03/20/2020 - 10:41

It has been acknowledged that pandemics, which are large disease outbreaks that affect several countries, pose major health, social, and economic risks.

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Gathering Collective Power

tor, 03/19/2020 - 13:55

It might not be New York and CSW64- however, it is the NGO/CSW Virtual Consultation Day.

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How Does Care Work Affect the Global Inequality Crisis?

tor, 03/19/2020 - 13:10

SI UN Representative to FAO, Liliana Mosca, summarises and commends the latest report on global equality from Oxfam.

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Twitter for Beginners

ons, 03/18/2020 - 17:00

So are we Twittering of Tweeting? What’s a Hashtag and how should I use it? Who should I follow? Should I use a picture? All questions that deserve an answer if you are just starting out on your social media journey! Please Click on the Twitter Logo below to view

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A journey of discovery

ons, 03/18/2020 - 12:41

SI Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur proposes a journey of discovery - take the time to learn more about the SI Advocacy work, and the grassroots projects taking place far and wide.

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What is the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action?

tir, 03/17/2020 - 13:28

SI Advocacy Coordinator, Hannah Agius, explains the role of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in shaping today's progression towards gender equality.

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Message from the SI President

fre, 03/13/2020 - 10:38

I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank those who have spent so many hours preparing for CSW64. SI was better prepared than ever before with side events, parallel events, opportunities for meetings, advocacy training, the SI reception and of course social events galore with sisters from around the world. 

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Events take place in Sierra Leone to #ENDFM

fre, 03/13/2020 - 10:22

The 2017 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), shows Sierra Leone to be amongst the countries in Africa with the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In the Southern province of Sierra Leone, approximately 83% of all women and girls have undergone FGM, whilst in the Northern Province the prevalence

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Women and the Environment: Roles, Risks and Rights

tor, 03/12/2020 - 10:58

Theresa Devasahayam, SI UN Representative in Bangkok, explains why gender and social justice should be embedded in climate action goals.

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Dreams come true in California

tor, 03/12/2020 - 10:38

The SIA Dream It Be It; Career Support for Girls Program (DIBI) reached more than 50 high school girls in the rural Central Valley town of Clovis, California this year.

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CSW64 Political Declaration

tir, 03/10/2020 - 10:42

Yesterday, the UN Commission on the Status of Women convened for its 64th session for a procedural meeting. Beyond the opening statements, the meeting allowed for the adoption of the Political Declaration. Member States also had the opportunity to deliver position statements on the Political Declaration. A link to a

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Soroptimists at Work Human Trafficking and the 5P’s

tir, 03/10/2020 - 10:39

Awareness, Advocacy, and Action continue to be the cornerstone of our mission.  Soroptimists in southern California supported the 14th Annual Ensure Justice Conference held at Vanguard University through attendance, volunteering, and financial support.

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Q&A #HearMySIVoice

tor, 03/05/2020 - 10:33

We settle down for a chat with Sarah Cowley, of SI Moreton North Inc Australia SISWP

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Languages Without Borders

tir, 03/03/2020 - 14:54

Multilingual education based on mother tongue instruction, not only improves learning outcomes, but is a key element of inclusion. SI UN Representative, Evelyne Para blogs from UNESCO.

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CSW64 Advisory

tir, 03/03/2020 - 14:45

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020 Original Report at: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/2/announcer-csw64-advisory UPDATE: 2 March, New York— Following the UN Secretary-General’s recommendation to Member States to amend the format of the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an informal

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The Rise of Homelessness in Ageing Women

tir, 03/03/2020 - 11:45

SI Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur, reports from the CSocD58 side event in New York which was organised by SI, and focused on the topic of 'the Rise of Homelessness in Ageing Women'.

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