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Global Voice
In response to the global pandemic, the worldwide community of Soroptimists is strengthening its efforts to defend the rights of women and girls everywhere. This Global Voice includes a message of solidarity from your SI President, Sharon Fisher, and each of your SI Federation Presidents, plus a wealth of informative articles written by Soroptimists and SI United Nations Representatives. We do hope you enjoy this issue of Global Voice!
A Message from Your Presidents
SI President, Sharon Fisher, joins with each of SI's Federation Presidents in an encouraging message of solidarity and commitment during this time of uncertainty.
Soroptimists taking Action 
From hunger-buster programmes, to call centres offering psychological support, Soroptimists are rising up to support the physical and emotional needs of women and girls everywhere. Our action round-up gives you an insight into some of the projects taking place around the world.
Advocacy News

Discover why responses to COVID-19 must include a gendered perspective, and read the latest news from our UN Representatives in Vienna as they advocate for a multifaceted approach to ending violence against women and girls.

SI Announces President Elect

SI President, Sharon Fisher, is delighted to announce Maureen Maguire as SI President Elect 2020-21. Maureen will take up her position as SI President on 01 January 2022. Her mantra is: “If you educate a woman, you not only educate her family but also her community”.


The #HearMySIVoice campaign gains momentum as a broad array of Soroptimists add their inspirational messages to our twitter discussion on gender equality.
VISIT #HearMySIVoice
SI Knowledge Room
Soroptimists around the world are using this time of uncertainty to deepen their understanding of key areas affecting the rights of women and girls. The SI Knowledge Room, within the member's section of the SI website, is packed to the rafters with informative and thought-provoking articles that explore today's key issues.
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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