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The 21st Soroptimist International Convention in 2019 will be hosted by the Federation of the South West Pacific. SWP Past President Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam was nominated by SI South West Pacific as the SI International Convention Chair for the SI Convention which will...

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Extracted from a blog by Theresa Devasahayam, Dr Saradha Narayanan, Kerry Beer and Linna Khorn https://www.soroptimistinternational.org/cycling-cycles-womens-role-malaria-prevention-cambodia/ “Across the world, women’s identity is bound up with their primary role of caregiver and nurturer in the family. Cultural norms demand that they prioritise this role above all other responsibilities...

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Press Statement - 1 May 2017 We urge the Government to enact specific anti-gender discrimination laws which would further promote, protect gender and eradicate gender discrimination. In 1985, all women's organisations got together to submit reforms to all laws and policies in Malaysia that discriminate against women...

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Press Statement - 5 April 2017 Child marriage is a human rights violation. In some countries, there are laws against it and yet the practice remains widespread. There are several reasons for this practice, which includes gender inequality where girls are not valued as much as boys....