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Dora Vrdlovec reports from the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 06/07/2019 - 16:16

A blog by SI club member Dora Vrdlovec, about her experience at the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ).

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The Effects of Climate Change on Migration and Human Trafficking

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 06/07/2019 - 16:13

Linda Witong, SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, blogs about the link between Human Trafficking and Climate Change.

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Household Air Pollution, A Gender Issue

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 06/03/2019 - 10:37

SI UN Representative, Mary Muia blogs from Nairobi about the effects of household air pollution and the need to empower communities and encourage policy makers to heighten their awareness and ensure their commitment to reducing this common health hazard.

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 speaker Renuka Indrarajah

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 06/03/2019 - 09:41

Renuka Indrarajah, corporate affairs and legal director of Heineken Malaysia and trustee of the SPARK Foundation that is driving the W.A.T.E.R project - W.A.T.E.R stands for Working Actively Through Education and Rehabilitation - will be plenary speaker in the session ‘Gender Equality for Water & Food Security’ at the 21st Soroptimist International Convention from 18-21 July in Kuala Lumpur.

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Working Towards a Global Pact for the Environment

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 05/31/2019 - 10:21

SI UN Representative, Beatrice Olouch, attends the Thirds Session towards a Global Pact for the Environment

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Your Voice at the United Nations

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 05/31/2019 - 09:48

This edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ features articles relating to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and the Construction of World Citizenship.

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Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 05/29/2019 - 14:04

SI advocates at every level for women's leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Why We Love Convention!

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 05/22/2019 - 04:14

Interview with Marlène van Benthem, Soroptimist Lab Developer 2017-2019, Past Programme Director of  Union of the Netherlands and of SIE How many Soroptimist International (SI) Conventions have you attended during your Soroptimist career and which were they? “In 2015, I attended the SI Convention in Istanbul.” Could you describe why

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Danish SI Club Odder generous supporter of WWL

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 05/21/2019 - 09:50

Soroptimist International Club Odder donated generously to the SI President's Appeal project Women, Water & Leadership. 75% of total funds needed have been raised, but we are not there yet.

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SI President speaks at UNESCO International Water Conference

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 05/17/2019 - 10:35

SI President delivers inspirational speech at UNESCO International Water Conference.

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Summary of SI (Soroptimist International) Limited eBoard Meeting, May 2019

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 05/16/2019 - 10:58

Authored by Company Secretary/Global Executive Director, Deborah Thomas Soroptimist International recently held its quarterly board meeting with SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen Chairing. Directors welcomed Wendy Logan from SISWP to her first SI board meeting; Wendy has recently been appointed as a Director of the company. Minutes of the two previous

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Civil Society Must Be Heard!

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 05/15/2019 - 15:37

Civil society has been excluded from involvement in the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. Soroptimist international is making moves to oppose this decision.

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 speaker Dr. Rajiv Bhanot

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 05/10/2019 - 09:42

Dr Rajiv Bhanot, founder & Managing Director of H2GO Global which has revolutionised water purification, helping towards achieving SDG6, will be plenary speaker in the session ‘Gender Equality for Water & Food Security’ at the 21st Soroptimist International Convention from 18-21 July in Kuala Lumpur.

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Where are All the Women?

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 05/08/2019 - 11:33

According to the Global Gender Gap Report, the world has closed 68 percent of its gender gap.1 The 21st century has seen women making significant headway especially in the areas of education and health. But stark gaps continue to endure in the areas of leadership in electoral politics and employment. A blog by Theresa W. Devasahayam, SI UN Representative for Bangkok and Past President, discusses this topic and the book: Women and Politics in Southeast Asia: Navigating a Man’s World edited by Theresa and published by Sussex Academic Press (2019).

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