Soroptimists are women of all ages, cultures and ethnic groups. Members represent a wide array of professions, including doctors, attorneys, teachers, chief executive officers, business owners and government officials. Soroptimists are leaders in their communities who believe in the power of joining together to make the world a better place for women and girls.
Nov 25, 2015International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 2, 2015International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).
Dec 10, 2015Human Rights Day: SI December 10th Appeal
Every year, on Human Rights Day (December 10) the President of Soroptimist International selects a project that provides direct assistance to women in extreme need.
Jan 1, 2016New Year's Day
New Year's Day, January 1.