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  • Soroptimist International Statement: The Rights of Women and Girls

    Soroptimist International Statement: The Rights of Women and Girls

    As the protests across Iran continue in response to the death of the young woman, Mahsa Amini, Soroptimist International is deeply concerned that this is just one example of the human rights of women and girls being suppressed in many countries across the globe. Soroptimist International rigorously opposes such violations of human rights and calls on the Iranian Government and all other Governments to cease state-controlled violence against unarmed women and girls immediately, and to comply (...) Read more

  • Get on board with gender equality!

    Get on board with gender equality!

    On 17 October, the EU Council adopted the Women on Boards Directive, prompting listed companies to have at least 40% of board non-executive director positions or 33% of board executive and non-executive director positions held by the underrepresented sex. After 10 years of political and legislative blockade, this is a historic moment for women and girls, women leadership, women’s representation and their fundamental rights in the European Union. This significant step toward a Union of (...) Read more

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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