SWP clubs are encouraged to re-visit their current friendship links or form new links across their own Federation as well as the other four Federations to enhance global networking.

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Article by: Anne Allen
Programme Coordinator Zone 1

International Literacy Day (ILD) is celebrated annually on September 8th. The intention is “to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society.”

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Find out more about how Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific is getting involved in the annual campaign to end violence against women.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence runs from the 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women to Human Rights Day on the 10th December.

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On 1 October 2020, under the theme, “Accelerating the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls,” the UN General Assembly will convene a High-Level meeting on the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women.

"There are opportunities for Soroptimists to comment and tweet also. This is our way to stand up, stand out and make a tangible impact. We need to find out the sincerity of priorities by our member states and be able to extract definite commitments from all governments". Anusha Santhirasthipam SWP Immediate Past President.

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Commission on the Status of Women

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