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Soroptimists, Let's Orange the World!
for the 16 Days of Activism: 25 November - 10 December
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How will YOU orange the world?
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, an organising strategy by individuals and organisations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls which will conclude on December 10, Human Rights Day. This campaign, also known as “Orange the World” campaign uses ... Read more
Project Matching: Promote sustainable organic kitchen gardening and dairy goat Keeping (Kenya)

Focus: Women’s Empowerment
Location: Esabulu village (Kenya)
Start date: As soon as possible
Club / Union : Club of Kisumu (Kenya)
Number of women/girls reached/will reach: 50

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Soroptimists Stand Up for Women on EU Anti-Trafficking Day
Trafficking is a serious human rights violation. It is prohibited by the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, & defined by the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union as a particularly severe form of organised crime. Trafficking in human beings is modern slavery which destroys families and lives. Victims, usually women, are transported and coerced into exploitative conditions like sexual exploitation, forced labour, begging, criminal ... Read more
World Food Day Reminds Us SDG2 is Within Reach
October 16 is World Food Day. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates World Food Day each year to commemorate the founding of the Organization in 1945. Events are organized in over 130 countries across the world, making it one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. These events promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to achieve Zero Hunger, ensuring... Read more

SIE Scholarship Recipient Distribution Prize at Napoli Film Festival

One of SIE’s core objectives is to enable young women to achieve their life ambitions. This is why the Federation hands out scholarships to deserving young women. Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir received a scholarship from the SIE Federation in 2009. She used the funds to complete a BA in Comparative Literature and an MFA from Columbia University. Ása directed her first feature film, The Swan, which premiered to great critical acclaim at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, and has won many awards since. This past month, The Swan took home the Distribution prize at the Napoli Film Festival!

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