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Your Voice at the U.N.

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 12/12/2019 - 14:29

This edition of 'Your Voice at the UN' follows the recent work of SI's UN Representatives in Paris, with particular focus on the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference.

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Activism is about Passion – Meet Gift Abu, Nigeria #SoroptimistSix

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 12/12/2019 - 14:09

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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A warm invitation to the SIFAF 5th Biennial Conference 2020

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 12/11/2019 - 15:01

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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Human Rights Day

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 12/09/2019 - 22:52

The theme of this years' Human rights Day is 'Youth Standing Up for Human Rights'.

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Grassroots work to #ENDFGM in The Gambia – Lisa Camara #SoroptimistSix

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 12/09/2019 - 17:19

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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I want to tell the world #ENDFGM

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 12/09/2019 - 13:13

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

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Writing a new refugee story

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 12/06/2019 - 15:34

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

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Protection of rights & Prevention of Violence #16daysofActivism

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 12/05/2019 - 16:39

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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Introducing Ayo – Soroptimists Supporting Youth Activism to End FGM & Child Marriage #16days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 12/04/2019 - 11:39

Soroptimist International is delighted to introduce you to Ayodeji Bello, 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 Ayo and others in their work within their

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When a journalist comes to call #16days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 12/04/2019 - 08:38

In June 2020 President-Elect, Sharon Fisher, Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur, and SI United Nations New York Representative, Bette Levy, attended the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada. Women Deliver is a leading global advocate for gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. 8,000 people

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Elder Women – Violence and Discrimination #16days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 12/02/2019 - 13:59

Age discrimination is a widespread phenomenon: in all countries of the world older people may endure physical, sexual, psychological, verbal or financial violence.

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An Ethical Approach to Artificial Intelligence

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 11/29/2019 - 15:08

A blog by Rina Dupriet, as she joined fellow SI UN Representative, Evelyne Para at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) event ‘Youth Voices and the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Towards a Human-Centred Approach’, in Paris. “The two panels were organised by UNESCO. The first panel was

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End Child Marriage #16Days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 11/29/2019 - 13:15

SI Advocacy Advisor, Hannah Agius, discusses the need for community specific responses to the issue of child marriage.

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Human Trafficking #16Days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 11/28/2019 - 15:09

In 1995 at the Beijing 4th World Conference, Human Slavery/Human Trafficking was seen as 'hardly an issue', and yet, the practice was viewed to be a priority for many Soroptimists already working in this area through an International Quadrennial Project taking place in Thailand.

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The Weight of Words

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 11/28/2019 - 12:35

SI UN Representative, Marie-Christine Gries reviews the new UNESCO handbook for journalists reporting Violence Against Women and Girls.

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Sleepwalking into catastrophe – Climate Change #16Days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 11/26/2019 - 17:28

The world is still 'sleepwalking' into the 'catastrophe' known as climate change - even though we have been warned that climate impacts are now hitting harder and sooner than climate assessments indicated even a decade ago.

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The Power of Education

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 11/26/2019 - 17:12

SI UN Representative in Paris, Rina Dupriet explains how education is key to reducing gender inequalities.

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Education for Sustainable Development and Climate Action

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 11/26/2019 - 15:36

Education for Sustainable Development is not an ‘extra’ but rather an integral part of any strategy to combat the effects of climate change.

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Work Can Be a Dangerous Place for Women #16Days

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 11/25/2019 - 16:58

We spend most of our waking hours at work and it is an important part of our lives; however, statistics show that millions of women are victims of violence at work.

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How can we achieve the global education goal SDG 4?

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 11/25/2019 - 12:32

Following her attendance at the 40th UNESCO General Conference in Paris, SI UN Representative, Evelyne Para, explains the need for collecting reliable data in order to better identify gaps in the education sector.

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