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Soroptimist International of Europe

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to improve the lives of women and girls through our global network of members and international partnerships.

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    Soroptimist projects
    are running as we speak!
    Every day, 35,000 Soroptimists across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
    work on concrete projects focused on education, empowerment,
    and the creation of enabling opportunities to improve the
    lives and status of women and girls.
    Since October 2012, the members of Soroptimist International of Europe
    have raised € 14,144,187 for 5,968 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,651,181 women and girls.
    This demonstrates that small scale projects, together, can have
    a huge impact on improving the lives of women and girls.
    Members of Soroptimist
    € 14,144,187
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

Sponsoring Young Women in STEM to Participate in the SIE Congress

As the year 2016 draws to a close, the organisers are putting the finishing touches on the programme for the SIE Congress, which is so good it simply has to be shared beyond our membership! That is why we have come up with a unique idea which brings together the notions of investing in education, inspiring women interested in STEM disciplines(...)


Soroptimist Calendar

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  • DECEMBER 20 2016

    SI Union of Norway - Education Foundation

    The Union of Norway invites you to submit for grants from the Union's Education Foundation for the(...)
  • DECEMBER 15 2016

    Study Trip Grant to Norway

    The Union of Norway is offering a Study Trip Grant to one or two Soroptimists from different(...)
  • DECEMBER 10 2016

    Human Rights Day

    Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948,(...)
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  • Day 15 - 16 Days of Activism - ‘Oranging’ Events Raise Awareness of Gender-Based Violence

    Since the launch of the 16 Days of Activism campaign on 25 November, Unions and Clubs of Soroptimist International of Europe have organised numerous activities to raise awareness of the efforts it(...)
  • Soroptimist International of Europe 21st Congress in Florence, Italy

    The Soroptimist International of Europe 21st Congress will take place in Florence, Italy on 14-16 July 2017. For information, programme and registration, please visite the Congress website at 
  • Launch of the project My Book Buddy : Register now!

    Soroptimist International of Europe partners with My Book Buddy to Combat Illiteracy: Register! Geneva, 7 September 2016 – Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE), the largest Federation of the(...)
  • SI President’s Appeal, December 10th: Nepal

    On December 10th, 2015, Yvonne Simpson SI President 2015-2017, launched her appeal to the generosity of our four Federations to support women and girls from Nepal in rebuilding their lives after the(...)
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