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This year the concept of #GenerationEquality is high on the agenda. International Women's Day, 8 March, promoted campaigns such as #EachforEqual, and Soroptimist International took on the hashtag #HearMySIVoice to share some of your important messages on the barriers that prevent a gender-equal world. This Global Voice includes a message from your SI President, Sharon Fisher, plus a wealth of informative articles written by Soroptimists and the SI United Nations Representatives. We do hope you enjoy this issue of Global Voice!
A Message from the SI President

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 due to concerns regarding COVID-19, SI President, Sharon Fisher shares a message with Soroptimists around the world. 


This International Women's Day, Soroptimist International joined the Federations and Soroptimists around the world in calling for a gender-equal world. SI was delighted to read and retweet your activities, events, and messages on social media, whilst beginning the #HearMySIVoice campaign - highlighting the messages of just some of the Soroptimists worldwide - Join us @SoroptiTweet 
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 SI Advocacy News
Hear from your SI United Nations Representatives on topics such as the environment and climate change, CEDAW, peacekeeping, education, and making healthy and sustainable choices, from many of the events and meetings at UN Centres in Nairobi, Paris, New York and more. 
Soroptimist News

Catch up with the latest Soroptimist news including a Human Trafficking Conference in California, plus three Q&A’s with Soroptimists as part of a new series of interviews. Read the stories to uncover what drives their passion to create social change, and their journeys to becoming Soroptimists. 

SI Road to Equality 2019-2021
Catch up with news from the SI President's Appeal, 2019-2021. The first project of the SI Road to Equality Appeal has seen SI work with the Global Media Campaign to End FGM, in support of six women activists as they raise their voices and bring an END to Female Genital Mutilation. Find out more about the #SoroptimistSix including news of their recent activities and events such as ‘Men take action to protect women and girls from cultural violence’ in Sierra Leone, and the launch of a film based on the life of activist Ifrah Ahmed ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’. Your support means everything.

 #SIRoadtoEquality #ENDFGM
Incase you missed it...
Social media came alive in support of the 16 Days of Activism late last year. Together with introductions to your SI Road to Equality #SoroptimistSixmany superb articles were written and shared on the SI website and social media, on topics such as domestic violence, child marriage, climate change, human trafficking, and more. If you missed them - you can now catch up with all the stories in one place. 
SI Members Area
Visit the SI Website and click on the Members Button at the top of the homepage to find pages dedicated to the latest SI Statements, SI Resources including SI Road to Equality logos, and the Recommended Reading section, where you can find many of the latest global reports relevant to women and girls. 
Flick through the latest Flipbooks on the SI website

Enriching the way you view SI marketing materials, visit the SI website for the SI Quadrennial Brochure 2015-2019, highlights from the 21st SI Convention, and See Solar, Cook Solar, SI President's Appeal 2013-2015. Scroll down to view our new flipbooks in action or download your very own copy to keep.  
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