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Welcome to Global Voice

This edition of Global Voice includes news and blogs from the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York (CSW63) - featuring over 20 stories covering Soroptimist International (SI) organised and co-sponsored events, together with lots of wonderful articles from the many Soroptimists and SI United Nations (UN) Representatives who took part. With further reports from events and meetings held at UN Centres, plus Soroptimist news from around the world and video messages from the SI President, we also introduce you to some of the speakers and experiences that await you at the 21st SI Convention, Malaysia ... Enjoy!

CSW63 was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019, with the Priority theme of 'Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls'. Is the world a better place for women and girls? 
Click on the link to read all the news and blogs.
Soroptimist News from Around the World

Featuring an update from the Soroptimist International Future African Federation, news of an educational app created by Soroptimists to make maths more manageable, plus the latest on the SI President's Appeal, 'Women, Water & Leadership'  - take some time to catch up with Soroptimist stories from around the world. 
SI President's Messages

View video messages from SI President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen, to recognise International Women's Day, World Water Day and the forthcoming 21st SI Convention in Kuala Lumpur!
SI Advocacy News

SI United Nations Representatives work hard to ensure the voices of women and girls are heard on a global platform. Catch up with the latest reports from Nairobi, New York, Bangkok, Rome and Geneva.
21st SI Convention - Kuala Lumpur

As we approach the highly anticipated 21st Soroptimist International Convention 'Soroptimists Enable a Sustainable World: Global Connections, Empowered Women', 18 - 21 July 2019, Kuala Lumpur, get to know the Speakers and hear from Soroptimists on why they believe Convention is an opportunity not to be missed! 
Share what you love about Convention with us on Twitter @SoroptiTweet using the hashtag #SoropsOnTour

Visit the Convention Facebook page at @SoroptimistConvention2019 and visit the Convention website to register.
Save the Date!

Have you registered for the SI Annual General Meeting taking place in Kuala Lumpur on 18 July? Open to all Soroptimists, the closing date for AGM bookings is 15 June - follow the link to find out more.

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